New dimensions on ice11 September 2013
New dimensions on ice11 September 2013 Offering new insights into our fragile polar regions, ESA’s CryoSat mission has provided three consecutive years of Arctic sea-ice thickness measurements, which show that the ice continues to thin.
CryoSat maps largest-ever flood beneath Antarctica02 July 2013 ESA’s CryoSat satellite has found a vast crater in Antarctica’s icy surface. Scientists believe the crater was left behind when a lake lying under about 3 km of ice suddenly drained.
ESA’s Earth satellites are stars21 June 2013
ESA’s Earth satellites are stars21 June 2013 The first three Earth Explorer satellites have surpassed their original objectives, demonstrating the versatility of these collaborative missions.
CryoSat reveals major loss of Arctic sea ice13 February 2013
CryoSat reveals major loss of Arctic sea ice13 February 2013 An international team of scientists using new measurements from ESA’s ice mission has discovered that the volume of Arctic sea ice has declined by 36% during autumn and 9% during winter between 2003 and 2012.
CryoSat hits land21 December 2012
CryoSat hits land21 December 2012 ESA’s ice mission is now giving scientists a closer look at oceans, coastal areas, inland water bodies and even land, reaching above and beyond its original objectives.