The Cryosphere: A continuing challenge for radar altimetry
Duncan Wingham and Seymour Laxon(1)
University College London,
London WC1E 6BT,
Using space-borne altimetry to study the cryosphere raises challenges for
science that are inherent in the very sensitivity of space-borne measurements,
apt at revealing, better than any other type of technique, the dynamics of the cryosphere.