CryoSat - Geographical Mode Mask 3.4 released
08 October 2012
A new Geographical Mode Mask (3.4) is in place since Week 40 (01 October 2012). The mask is the basis of the CryoSat mission planning and defines the mode switching of the SIRAL instrument while the satellite revolves around the Earth.
This new map takes into consideration the vast interest of the oceanographic, coastal altimetry and marine gravity community in the CryoSat mission. With respect to the previous version, the following changes have been adopted: