ice mapping

Ice Mapping App

With the new CryoSatApp, elevation profiles are at your fingertips. Users can select the day and orbit from which they want to extract the data, and view Earth’s ice profile from that orbit. Credits: ACS/ESA

The European Space Agency has released a new iOS app for accessing ice data from the ESA’s CryoSat mission.  Cryosat-2 was launched in April of last year to collect data to further understanding of the relationship between the world’s ice coverage and climate change.  Data collected from the satellite includes [...]