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Project Description

“Improving observations and understanding of snow on Arctic sea ice”

The study has the aim of exploring, developing and validating different approaches to retrieve snow thickness over sea ice; to develop a new prototype processor; and to produce and validate an experimental dataset of snow thickness over the Arctic. By exploiting ESA data in synergy with additional datasets, this study will deliver important new scientific results while establishing a solid scientific basis for the development of novel retrieval methods and prototype products, thus reinforcing the scientific component of the ESA Living Planet program.

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Project Details

  • Team

    isardSAT Poland, Centre for Polar Observation and Modelling, University College London, York University (Canada), Finish Meteorological Institute

  • Duration

    2016-2018

  • Tags

    • Arctic
    • Snow
    • Environment
    • Big data