Arctic sea ice up from record low16 December 2013
Arctic sea ice up from record low16 December 2013 Measurements from ESA’s CryoSat satellite show that the volume of Arctic sea ice has significantly increased this autumn.
Antarctica’s ice loss on the rise11 December 2013
Antarctica’s ice loss on the rise11 December 2013 Three years of observations by ESA’s CryoSat satellite show that the West Antarctic Ice Sheet is losing over 150 cubic kilometres of ice each year – considerably more than when last surveyed.
CryoSat measures European storm surge09 December 2013
CryoSat measures European storm surge09 December 2013 ESA’s CryoSat satellite measured the storm surge from the recent North Sea storms, as high waters passed through the Kattegat sea between Denmark and Sweden.
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.