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Special issue of Remote Sensing on the topic ‘Remote sensing of glaciers’ launched

Five members of the Glaciers_cci consortium (F. Paul, K. Briggs, R. McNabb, C. Nuth, J. Wuite) are Guest Editors of the special issue focusing on the methods and latest applications of satellite data to study glaciers. Read more »

Historical analysis and visualization of the retreat of Findelengletscher, Switzerland, 1859–2010

First standardized long-term DEM uncertainty assessment based on historical topographic maps, the SRTM-X DEM and LIDAR DEMs. In addition, a computer animation which shows the changes of Findelengletscher since the mid 19th century. Read more »

First studies on glaciological applications with Sentinel 2

Two joint studies by Glaciers_cci have investigated geometric aspects and glacier mapping prospects of the new Sentinel 2 MSI sensor. They are published in a special issue of Remote Sensing on "First Experiences with European Sentinel-2 Multi-Spectral Imager (MSI)". Read more »

CCI 7th Collocation Meeting

2016-10-03 09:00
2016-10-06 17:00
Europe/Zurich

CCI 7th Collocation Meeting will be held at ESRIN, 3 – 6 October 2016.

Glaciers_cci Progress Meeting will follow on the 6th October 2016 afternoon. Read more »

Ice surface displacement of glaciers and ice caps from Sentinel-1

Selected ice surface displacement results obtained with Sentinel-1 data over glaciers and ice caps were presented at the 2016 European Space Agency Living Planet Symposium in Prague. Significant changes of ice surface velocities evident from the comparison with older maps were highlighted by the ESA Glacier_CCI project team.

The presentation held on the "Glaciers and Ice Caps 2" session is available [here] to download. Read more »

2nd Progress Meeting Year 2

2016-02-29 12:00
2016-02-29 17:00
Europe/Rome

 

The next progress meeting will be held at the University of Zurich on monday the 29.02.2016.

Visualizing 25 years of glacier dynamics in one second

F. Paul has created animations from 25 years of satellite images of the Karakoram mountains revealing new insights in glacier flow and surge dynamics. Further details can be found in the press releases [ESA, EGU, NASA] and the [paper] Read more »

1st Progress Meeting Year 2

2015-10-01
Europe/Rome

The first Progress Meeting of year 2 will be held in Frascati, Th. 1 October direclty after the CCI colocation Meeting.

IUGG Meeting Prague 22 June - 2 July

2015-06-22
2015-07-02
Europe/Rome

The 26th IUGG General Assembly will take place in Prague 22 June - 2 July.
Glaciers_cci supports a session (GLIMS and the Randolph Glacier Inventory: where Do We Go from Here?) and contributes with several oral and poster presentations.

Global Glacier Inventory

Glaciers_cci contributed significantly to the realization of the 1st comprehensive global glacier inventory. The related article has now been published: Read more »

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