Modelling tides in the Arctic Ocean11 July 2019
Modelling tides in the Arctic Ocean11 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. The Arcti...
Antarctic glaciers named after satellites07 June 2019
Antarctic glaciers named after satellites07 June 2019 Dramatic changes in the shape of the Antarctic ice sheet have become emblematic of the climate crisis. And, in deference to the critical role that satellites play in measuring and monitoring Antarctic glaciology, seven areas of fast-flowing ice on the...
A quarter of glacier ice in West Antarctica is now unstable16 May 2019 By combining 25 years of ESA satellite data, scientists have discovered that warming ocean waters have caused the ice to thin so rapidly that 24% of the glacier ice in West Antarctica is now affected.
Greenland ice loss quickening06 December 2018
Greenland ice loss quickening06 December 2018 Using a 25-year record of ESA satellite data, recent research shows that the pace at which Greenland is losing ice is getting faster.
Spotlight on sea-level rise25 September 2018
Spotlight on sea-level rise25 September 2018 Scientists are gathering in the Azores this week to share findings on how satellite has revealed changes in the height of the sea, ice, inland bodies of water and more. Of concern to all is the fact that global sea level has not only been rising stead...
Ozone ups and downs15 November 2017
Ozone ups and downs15 November 2017 Climate scientists studying three decades of ozone measurements from seven satellites see a positive trend in global recovery thanks to international efforts to curb ozone-depleting substances.