CryoVEx 2011-12 Airborne Campaigns for CryoSat Validation

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CryoVEx 2011-12 Airborne Campaigns for CryoSat Validation

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  • Austfonna Ice Cap (Svalbard)
  • The Egig Line Crossing The Greenland Ice Sheet
  • After The Successful Launch Of Cryosat-2 In April 2010
  • The First Direct Validation Campaign Of The Satellite Was Carried Out In The April-May 2011
  • Part Of This Was Repeated In Spring 2012
  • Dtu Space Has Been Involved In Esa’S Cryosat Validation Experiment (Cryovex) With Airborne Activitie
  • To Validate The Performance Of The Cryosat-2 Radar Altimeter (Siral)
  • The Aircraft Is Equipped With An Airborne Version Of The Siral Altimeter (Asiras) Together With A La
  • Of Particular Interest Is To Study The Penetration Depth Of Siral Into Both Land- And Sea Ice
  • This Can Be Done By Comparing The Radar And Laser Measurements
  • As The Laser Reflects On The Surface
  • And By Overflights Of Radar Reflectors
  • The Campaigns Focused On Five Main Validation Sites: Devon Ice Cap (Canada)
  • As Well As The Sea Ice North Of Alert And Sea Ice Around Svalbard In The Fram Strait
  • Selected Tracks Were Planned To Match Cryosat-2 Passes Anda Few Of Them Were Flown In Formation Flig
  • The Paper Presents An Overview Of The 2011-12 Airborne<Br/>Campaigns Together With First Results Of

Abstract

CryoVEx 2011-12 Airborne Campaigns for CryoSat Validation - DTU Orbit (17/05/14) CryoVEx 2011-12 Airborne Campaigns for CryoSat Validation - DTU Orbit (17/05/14) Skourup H, Hvidegaard SM, Forsberg R, Einarsson I, Olesen AV, Sørensen LS et al. CryoVEx 2011-12 Airborne Campaigns for CryoSat Validation. In Proc. 20 Years of Progress in Radar Altimetry. Venice, Italy. 2013.

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