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 »
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 will be held at ESRIN, 3 – 6 October 2016.
Glaciers_cci Progress Meeting will follow on the 6th October 2016 afternoon. Read more »
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 next progress meeting will be held at the University of Zurich on monday the 29.02.2016.
The first Progress Meeting of year 2 will be held in Frascati, Th. 1 October direclty after the CCI colocation Meeting.
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.
Glaciers_cci contributed significantly to the realization of the 1st comprehensive global glacier inventory. The related article has now been published: Read more »
A new publcation by Glaciers_cci members provide new insights into glacier changes in Patagonia:
Paul, F. and Mölg, N. (2014): Hasty retreat of glaciers in northern Patagonia from 1985 to 2011. Journal of Glaciology, 60 (224), 1033-1043. download