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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
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To achieve this, current data records must be extended into the next decade and the current geophysical retrievals over differ...
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Learn about upcoming Earth observation conferences, workshops and training courses that the European Space Agency organise or support. Discover the results of past events, which may provide useful reference or material for your work.
EVENT - workshop
The main objectives of this workshop were to: Assess the status of current and planned international imaging spectroscopy missions for ...
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ACTIVITY - quality
... current satellite-based snow products derived from EO data and work out guidelines for improvement. Scientists were encouraged to submit abstracts for presentations and posters for the workshops. 1st International Satellite Snow Product Intercomparison Workshop (ISSPI) 21-23 July 2014 Read more
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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