30 November 2016
ESA's CryoSat satellite has found that the Arctic has one of the lowest volumes of sea ice of any November, matching record lows in 2011 and 2012. Early winter growth of ice in the Arctic has been about 10% lower than usual.
29 November 2016
ESA has recently decided to reprocess all GOP L1 and L2 Geophysical Ocean Products (GOP) from the end of the CryoSat commissioning phase (November 2010) to the installation of the current CryoSat Ocean Processor version (March 2015).
28 November 2016
Since the beginning of the CryoSat mission, ESA has supervised several roll campaigns during which the satellite rolls left and right in orbit in order to perform end-to-end calibration of the interferometer over the ocean. All of the SARin data (FBR, L1B, L2I, L2) acquired during these roll campaigns have now been made available to all users.
24 November 2016
All users interested in participating to the event are kindly reminded that the deadline for abstract submission is 04 December 2016
To guarantee that the quality of the CryoSat products are always at their best, a number of calibrations are applied to its measurements which also take into consideration the ageing of the satellite's main payload instrument, SIRAL.
16 November 2016
With a helicopter the sole feature on the vast expanse of ice and her only way back to warmth and safety, polar scientist Anna Hogg must have thought, "What on Earth am I doing out here?" as she set to taking ice samples.
06 November 2016
The CryoSat Mission is happy to announce that the first CryoSat North American Science Meeting will take place in Banff (Alberta, Canada) on 20-24 March 2017.
The submission of abstracts is now open to all interested users and will close on 4 December 2016.
28 October 2016
ESA's CryoSat was launched in 2010 to understand how the thickness of Earth's ice is changing, but this sophisticated mission has gone over and above its original remit in a number of ways. Pushing the mission even further, the latest efforts focus on patterns in the ocean.
25 October 2016
A special issue on CryoSat is planned to be published in Advances in Space Research in 2017, marking the 7th year of the mission.
26 September 2016
CryoSat users are informed that due to technical problems during the recent upgrade activity at Kiruna, data are produced but not disseminated. The only data currently disseminated are the L1b Full Bit Rate.
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