CryoSat+ Mountain Glaciers

Improving elevation changes measurements in mountain glaciers

CryoSat+ Mountain Glaciers

The aim of this project is to generate measurements of elevation changes across the world’s mountain glaciers’ using CryoSat-2 observations and to scientifically exploit these results to determine their mass balance and sea level contribution, in compliance with the statement of work and as a secondary objective of the CryoSat-2 mission.

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ESA, University of Edinburgh, isardSAT, ENVEO, UCL-MSSL/CPOM




algorithm development, snow / ice, sea level, remote sensing