Cryosat spacecraft's ice vision is boosted

Posted in Hardware on 13th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

European scientists have found a way to super-charge their study of the ice sheets in Antarctica and Greenland.

'3D Cryosat' spacecraft tracks Arctic winter sea ice

Posted in Science on 17th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Although Arctic sea ice set a record this year for its lowest ever winter extent, that was not the case for its volume, new data reveals.

ESA's Cryosat mission detects continued West Antarctic ice loss

Posted in Science on 11th Dec, 2013
by Alex Muller

West Antarctica continues to lose ice to the ocean and this loss appears to be accelerating, according to new data from Europe's Cryosat spacecraft.