ESA’s CryoSat Measures First Ever Real-Time Thickness of Arctic Ice

April 20, 2015 6:10 AM

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ESA’s ice mission is the first ever satellite to show thickness of Arctic sea-ice in real time.

The ice mission, dubbed as Earth Explorer CryoSat mission, was launched in 2010. European Space Agency has specially designed it to measure the thickness of ice present on land and sea. It is extremely important for climatologists to learn about Earth‘s ice field to fight against climate change. The...

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