Week 3: Techniques and Technology - Part 2
Ways of looking - part 2. Ocean and Ice.
A special introduction video on the role of satellite technology in monitoring the world’s oceans by Professor Anny Cazenave.
This video explores why it is so important to monitor phytoplankton distribution from space using the technique of ‘ocean colour’ remote sensing, and provides an overview of how this is achieved using satellite technology.
Professor Konrad presents a special introduction to the role of satellite technology in monitoring the cryosphere.
In this video Professor Andrew Shepherd explains the importance of monitoring the cryosphere from space, and introduces the range of satellite microwave techniques. Professor Shepherd also explores some of the first highly detailed datasets that CryoSat-2 has collected.
In this video, Professor Andrew Shepherd explores how improvements in Earth observation technology are increasingly advancing our ability to make accurate measurements of ice thickness and volume in the polar regions.