ESA are pleased to announce the forthcoming CryoSat 10th Anniversary Science Conference, which will take place from 20 – 23 April 2020 in Taormina, Sicily, Italy.
27 September 2019
We're pleased to inform the CryoSat scientific community that the reprocessed CryoSat Ocean Baseline C data for all of 2015 has been published on the Science Server and is available for download.
12 September 2019
A new Geographical Mode Mask (v 4.0) is operational from Week 34 2019 (19 August - 26 August) onwards 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.
20 August 2019
We're pleased to announce that the reprocessed CryoSat Ocean Baseline C data for all of 2014 has been published on the Science Server and is available for download.
05 August 2019
The rapidly changing climate in the Arctic is not only linked to melting glaciers and declining sea ice, but also to thinning ice on lakes. The presence of lake ice can be easily monitored by imaging sensors and standard satellite observations, but now adding to its list of achievements, CryoSat can be used to measure the thickness of lake ice – another indicator of climate change.
24 July 2019
Our knowledge of the depth and shape of the Arctic Ocean floor – its bathymetry – is insufficient. Owing to year-round sea-ice coverage and the cost of research in this remote region, much of the Arctic Ocean's bathymetry has remained a mystery, until now.
11 July 2019
We are all aware of the ebb and flow of the tide every day, but understanding tidal flow is important for a range of maritime activities and environmental monitoring, such as search and rescue operations, shipping routes and coastal erosion.
08 July 2019
The CryoSat SIRAL instrument entered stand by mode at 01:53 UTC on 7 July. The instrument was successfully restarted and will resume normal operations by the afternoon of 8 July.
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