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The current CryoSat Ocean Processor is able to generate Near-real-time Ocean Products (NOP) with a latency of 2-3 hours after sensing
Land-ice monitoring via Earth Observation methods in general, and altimetry in particular, are essential for tracking the current statu...
Current policy is to keep two baselines (current and previous) available online for both Ice and Ocean products
Announcement of Opportunity
To achieve this, current data records must be extended into the next decade and the current geophysical retrievals over differ...
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ACTIVITY - Instrument characterisation and algorithm studies
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Explore the many instruments the European Space Agency use to observe the Earth. ESA offer data from a wide range of optical, radar, atmospheric, altimetric and gravimetric instrumentation.
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.
The CryoVex-KAREN 2016 Fall Campaign in Ilulissat, Greenland had the goal to collect unique measurements to help us better understand how snow and ice on the Greenland ice sheet is changing over time, and help ESA design future space missions to monitor the changing climate in our polar regions.Read more
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DOCUMENT - General Reference8 July 2020
Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Current situation Ø The geometry of both orbits leads to repeated ground track intersections over the polar areas with different time differences Ø In Download