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CryoSat hits land

(Phys.org)—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.

Dec 21, 2012
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Looking deeper into sea ice

(Phys.org)—This year, satellites saw the extent of Arctic sea ice hit a record low since measurements began in the 1970s. ESA's SMOS and CryoSat satellites are now taking a deeper look by measuring the ...

Oct 08, 2012
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Latest CryoSat result revealed

(Phys.org) -- After nearly a year and a half of operations, CryoSat has yielded its first seasonal variation map of Arctic sea-ice thickness. Results from ESA’s ice mission were presented today at the Royal Society in ...

Apr 25, 2012
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CryoSat ice satellite rides new waves

(PhysOrg.com) -- ESA’s CryoSat mission has been gathering detailed information on the thickness of Earth’s ice since its launch in 2010. Through international collaboration, this state-of-the-art ...

Dec 23, 2011
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Via research aircraft instead of dog sled

With dog food and a pack of huskies Dr. Veit Helm would not get far on his Antarctic expeditions. Instead, the geophysicist at the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in the Helmholtz Association conducts ...

Dec 08, 2011
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CryoSat rocking and rolling

(PhysOrg.com) -- ESA’s ice satellite is rolling left and right in orbit to help it continue its precise measurements of the vast ice sheets that blanket Greenland and Antarctica.

Oct 18, 2011
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ESA Arctic ice campaign takes off

To guarantee ESA's CryoSat mission is delivering the best data possible, scientists have set out on a major expedition to the Arctic – part of a collaborative effort between ESA and NASA to gather ice ...

Apr 11, 2011
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