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Campaigns

Learn about the ground-based, ship-borne, balloon-borne, and airborne campaigns and small satellite field experiments that validate orbiting ESA EO satellites and support future mission development.

PolarGap

PolarGap

The primary objective of the PolarGap campaign was to carry out an airborne gravity survey covering the southern polar gap of the gravity field mission GOCE, beyond the coverage of the GOCE orbit.

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CryoVEx 2003

CryoVEx 2003

The CryoVEx (CryoSat Validation EXperiment) 2003 campaign was a first comprehensive Arctic Ocean airborne and surface campaign, in support of the ESA satellite CryoSat, planned for launch late 2004.

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CryoVEx 2008

CryoVEx 2008

The ESA CryoSat Validation Experiment, CryoVEx 2008 was carried out in April and May 2008.

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CryoVExAnt 2008 and 2009

CryoVExAnt 2008 and 2009

The key objective of the CryoSat Validation Experiment Antarctica (CryoVExAnt) campaign is a better approximation of the error range of the elevation obtained from SAR-processed altimetric radar returns and its sensitivity to surface roughness.

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CryoVEx 2010

CryoVEx 2010

CryoVEx 2010 was the first CryoSat post-launch campaign to take place. It was set up as a test campaign for the upgraded ASIRAS system.

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CryoVExAnt 2010 and 2011

CryoVExAnt 2010 and 2011

The CryoVEx 2010/2011 Antartic campaign was carried out in Dronning Maud Land from 11 November 2010 to 20 February 2011.

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CryoVEx 2011

CryoVEx 2011

The aims of the CryoSat Validation Experiment (CryoVEx) 2011 was to study the snow and ice characteristics of Arctic sea ice and its snow cover.

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CryoVExGround

CryoVExGround

The aims of the CryoVEx 2011 experiment, operating out of Alert base, was to study the snow and ice characteristics of Arctic sea ice and its snow cover during winter. This report describes the data collected by the ground team during the sea ice component of CryoVEx 2011.

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CryoVEx 2012

CryoVEx 2012

In continuation of the CryoSat Validation Experiment (CryoVEx) 2011, ESA initiated a second Arctic post-launch campaign in 2012 to further calibrate and validate CryoSat-2 data products.

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CryoVEx AEM

CryoVEx AEM

CryoVEX 2014 performed measurements over the Beaufort Sea and Arctic Ocean north of Canada (Ellesmere Island) and Greenland. Airborne surveys and groundā€based snow and ice measurements were performed.

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