CryoSat Mission over the Ocean: A Review of Product Validations, Evolutions and Scientific Exploitation

Jerome Bouffard1,2, Saleh Abdalla3, Bojan Bojkov2, Francisco M Calafat4, Paolo Cipollini5, Pierre Féménias2, Eric W Leuliette6, Marc Naeije7, Tommaso Parrinello2, Ernst J O Schrama8, Helen M Snaith9 and Stephanie Urien10, (1)RHEA System, Wavre, Belgium, (2)ESA - European Space Research Institute, Frascati, Italy, (3)ECMWF, Reading, United Kingdom, (4)NOCS, Southampton, United Kingdom, (5)National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, United Kingdom, (6)NOAA College Park, College Park, MD, United States, (7)Delft University of Technology, Space Engineering, Delft, Netherlands, (8)Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands, (9)British Oceanographic Data Centre, Liverpool, United Kingdom, (10)CLS Collecte Localisation Satellites, Toulouse, France