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CryoSat Baseline C Ocean Product documents released

18 December 2017

In addition to the data sample and product format specification documents, CryoSat scientific users are informed that the two key documents dealing with the Baseline C ocean products are now available:

The content of these documents is not frozen and will be regularly updated and improved, based on feedback and recommendations from the ocean user community. Please email regarding feedback and recommendations.

Complementary information about ESA CryoSat Ocean product quality and evolutions can be also found in the reference paper by Bouffard et al (2017), which was a recently published CryoSat special edition of Advances in Space Research.

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It's all go in summer for Greenland's glaciers

13 July 2018

The Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission has revealed that, on average, Greenland's glaciers are now flowing more slowly into the Arctic Ocean.

Sentinel-5P first data

While glacial flow may have slowed overall, in summer glaciers flow 25% faster than they do in the winter.