Week 2: Working with satellite data and ground-based measurements of the ice sheet

The methods and technologies for observing Greenland ice sheets from space.

Topic 2a - Types of satellite measurements of the Greenland ice sheet

An overview on the types of measurements possible from satellites and the technologies and techniques involved.

Topic 2b - Cryosat-2: Measuring changes in ice thickness

A look at the Crysosat-2 mission launched in 2010 and how it measures changes in ice thickness.

Topic 2d - Albedo feedback and validating albedo measurement

How ground based data can be used to validate albedo measurements

Week 2 interactive exercise

Week 2’s interactive exercise