Affordable Access

Mass loss of Greenland from GRACE, IceSat and CryoSat

Authors
Publisher
European Space Agency, ESA
Publication Date
Keywords
  • Cryosat Data Over The Greenland Ice Sheet Are Used To Continue Elevation Height Change Data Over The
  • Following A Decade Of Detailed Monitoring Of Ice Sheet Changes With Grace And Icesat
  • The Combination And Validation Of The Different Data For Measuring Changes Is Quantified By Using Av
  • There Is A Special Challenge Of Using Cryosat As Fill-In Between Envisat And Sentinel-3 For The Long
  • A Key Essential Climate Variable In The Esa Climate Change Initiative
  • Another Challenge Is The Joint Utilization Of Both Altimetry And Gravity Field Change Measurements F
  • In The Paper We Analyze Grace
  • Icesat And Cryosat Data Since 2003
  • And Present Consistent Estimates Of Overall Mass Changes With Average Values Around -220 Gt/Year
  • Showing Large Variations From Year To Year
  • With 2012 Being Another Record Melt Year For The Greenland Ice Sheet
  • Sources Of The Changes Are Mainly Melt Of The Marginal Ice Zones In Se And Nw Greenland
  • As Well As Changes In The Major Outlet Glaciers

Abstract

Mass loss of Greenland from GRACE, IceSat and CryoSat - DTU Orbit (19/06/14) Mass loss of Greenland from GRACE, IceSat and CryoSat - DTU Orbit (19/06/14) Forsberg, René; Sørensen, Louise Sandberg; Fredenslund Levinsen, Joanna; Nilsson, Johan / Mass loss of Greenland from GRACE, IceSat and CryoSat. Proceedings of the CryoSat Workshop. Dresden : European Space Agency, ESA, 2013. Publication: Research - peer-review › Article in proceedings – Annual report year: 2013

There are no comments yet on this publication. Be the first to share your thoughts.