Overview

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DESCRIPTION

This package is the fully revised version of the FES2014 distribution. This distribution includes the FES2014 tidal prediction software managed on this page and the FES2014 tides databases

CREDITS

When using FES2014, please mention: FES2014 was produced by NOVELTIS, LEGOS, CLS Space Oceanography Division and CNES. It is distributed by AVISO, with support from CNES (http://www.aviso.altimetry.fr/)

HOW TO INSTALL THE SOFTWARE ?

The complete description of the build method is described in the INSTALL file located in the root of this software.

HOW TO USE THE SOFTWARE ?

This distribution contains a C API to be used to calculate the tide. The API documentation describes the functions to be used to perform the calculation. The directory examples contains an example of using this API.

It is also possible to use this library using Python. The README file in the Python directory contains more information.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Lyard F., L. Carrere, M. Cancet, A. Guillot, N. Picot: FES2014, a new finite elements tidal model for global ocean, in preparation, to be submitted to Ocean Dynamics in 2016.

  • Carrere L., F. Lyard, M. Cancet, A. Guillot, N. Picot: FES 2014, a new tidal model - Validation results and perspectives for improvements, presentation to ESA Living Planet Conference, Prague 2016.

CONTACT

aviso@altimetry.fr