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  • Mission - Earth Explorers

    Mission - Earth Explorers

    CryoSat

    CryoSat determines variations in the thickness of continental ice sheets and marine ice cover. Europe's first ice mission is an advanced radar altimeter specifically designed to monitor the most dynamic sections of Earth's cryosphere.

  • Data - Other

    Data - Other

    EO Sign In registration

    Learn how to register an EO Sign In account, which is required to access some data and submit proposals for data.

  • Tools - Apps

    Tools - Apps

    CryoSat app for Android

    Download the CryoSat application to discover what the mission is about, how it works and what the elements of the space and ground segment that makes this mission unique are.

  • Tools - Apps

    Tools - Apps

    CryoSat app for iPad

    Download the CryoSat application to discover what the mission is about, how it works and what the elements of the space and ground segment that makes this mission unique are.

  • Tools - Apps

    Tools - Apps

    CryoSat app for iPhone

    Download the CryoSat application to discover what the mission is about, how it works and what the elements of the space and ground segment that makes this mission unique are.

  • Document - Technical Note

    Document - Technical Note

    CryoSat-2-Guidelines-for-reverting-Waveform-Power-Sigma-Nought-in-SAR-mode.pdf

    The scope of thisTechnical Note is tofeatureknow-howand recipes in ordertoextract the sigma nought information from CryoSat-2 data productsin SAR mode.

  • News - Operational News

    News - Operational News

    Envisat Altimetry Full Mission Reprocessing V3.0

    The ESA Envisat Altimetry Full Mission Reprocessing has been completed with the generation of the V3.0 mission data set.

  • Instrument - Altimeters

    Instrument - Altimeters

    RA (ERS)

    The Radar Altimeter (RA) was a Ku-band (13.8 GHz) nadir-pointing active microwave sensor, on board ERS-1 and ERS-2 missions, designed to measure echoes from ocean and ice surfaces.

  • Document - Conference Presentation - Poster

    Document - Conference Presentation - Poster

    05_Atimetry Training.txt

    BRAT basics: An example of SSH computation from along-track altimetric data Françoise Mertz (Collecte Localisation Satellites, France) BRAT mapping and statistical functions (high-level gridded altimetric data) Françoise Mertz

  • Document - Technical Note

    Document - Technical Note

    Envisat RA-2 Range Instrumental correction - USO clock periodvariations and associated auxiliary file

    Envisat RA-2 range instrumental correction: USO clock period variations and associated auxiliary file

  • Document - Product Cal/Val Plan/Report

    Document - Product Cal/Val Plan/Report

    ECMWF Report on ERS-2 - May 2002

    ECMWF Report on ERS-2 RA for May 2002

  • Document - Technical Note

    Document - Technical Note

    AOCS Mono-gyro attitude software qualification period

    AOCS Mono-gyro attitude software qualification period

  • Campaign

    Campaign

    LaRA

    To improve our knowledge of how best to measure ice thickness, the airborne Laser and Radar Altimeter campaign (LaRA) was carried out over the frozen expanses of northern Greenland.

  • Campaign

    Campaign

    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.

  • Campaign

    Campaign

    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.

  • Activity - Fiducial Reference Measurements

    Activity - Fiducial Reference Measurements

    FRM4ALT: Fiducial Reference Measurements for Altimetry

    The aim of the FRM4ALT Project. precise measurements of the surface topography of the ocean, and of continental waters are made through satellite altimetry missions all over the globe.

  • News - Scientific Highlights

    News - Scientific Highlights

    CryoSat conquers ice on Arctic lakes

    The rapidly changing climate in the Arctic is not only linked to melting glaciers and declining sea ice, but also to thinning ice on lakes.

  • Document - Technical Note

    Document - Technical Note

    CryoSat test dataset of mispointing angles corrected for aberration of light technical note

    This document describes the preliminary test dataset of CryoSat mispointing angles corrected for the aberration of light.

  • Document - Product Specifications

    Document - Product Specifications

    CryoSat NetCDF Level-1 Ocean Product Format Specification

    This document defines the NetCDF format of the CryoSat Level-1 ocean product structure and content.

  • Document - Product Specifications

    Document - Product Specifications

    CryoSat NetCDF Level-1 Ice Product Format Specification

    This document defines the NetCDF format of the CryoSat Level-1 ice product structure and content.