• ALGORITHM PROCESSING DEVELOPMENT
      • Different levels of data processing:
        • L1: L1A, L1B-S, L1B
        • L2: retracking
      •  Different operating levels:
        • Development of ground processor prototypes
        • Development of operational processors
      •  Different altimeter types:
        • Conventional altimetry (Low Resolution)
        • Delay-Doppler processing (High Resolution)
      •  Different bands:
        • Ku-band
        • C/S-bands
        • Ka-band

 

    • INSTRUMENT CALIBRATION
      •  Development of algorithms to retrieve instrument corrections
      •  Application of instrument corrections into science data
      •  Transponder measurements and processing
      •  Development of ground algorithms for instrument and product quality assessment
        and monitoring

 

    • CALIBRATION AND VALIDATION CAMPAIGNS

 

    • ON-BOARD (INSTRUMENT) ALGORITHM DEVELOPMENT
      •  Tracking algorithms
      •  Compressions algorithms

 

    • ALTIMETRY TOOLS DEVELOPMENT FOR DIFFERENT DATA PROCESSING LEVELS
      •  Visualisations tools
      •  Post-processing tools

 

    • DEVELOPMENT OF HIGHER-LEVEL PRODUCTS (L3, L4) AND SERVICES.