Ice and Wind Measurements

Download this page in PDF format NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) is the latest Earth observation (EO) satellite mission to launch. It left Vandenberg Air Force Base in the United States at 13.02 GMT last Saturday. It’s … Continue reading

Monitoring Antarctica’s Top & Bottom

Download this page in PDF format Two interesting pieces of scientific research this week have looked at the changing aspects of both the bottom and the top of the Antarctic continent. As the Antarctic ice sheet is the largest reservoir … Continue reading

Gliding Across The Ice

Download this page in PDF format There’s been a flurry of reports in the last couple of weeks, reporting melting ice and retreating glaciers in Greenland and the Himalayas respectively. A paper by McMillan et al (2016), titled ‘A high-resolution … Continue reading