CryoSat - Geographical Mode Mask 3.7 released
08 February 2016
A new Geographical mask is in place since week 51 (14 December 2015). 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 increasing vast interest of the CryoSat community to different areas of research beyond the original mission goals. In particular this time, hydrology and coastal oceanography. With respect to the previous version 3.6, the main 3.7 changes are:
Geographical Mode Mask 3.7