Sentinel-3 for Science, Land Study 1: Snow

European Space Agency (ESA) Scientific Exploitation of Operational Missions (SEOM)

ESRIN/Contract No. 4000118926/16/I-NB S34SCI Land Study 1. Snow

16 Dec 2016 – 29 Jan, 2019

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Jason E. Box and Kenneth D. Mankoff – Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS)

Alexander Kokhanovsky, Olaf Danne and Carsten Brockmann – Brockmann Consult GmbH, Geesthacht, Germany

Maxim Lamare and Ghislain Picard – Institute des Géoscience de l’Environnement (IGE), Grenoble, France c/o Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), France

Marie Dumont – Météo France c/o Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), France

ESA Technical Officer – Michael Kern, PhD, Earth and Mission Science Division, ESTEC
Keplerlaan 1, NL-2201 AZ Noordwijk, The Netherlands

 

This project starts providing processors to generate snow and ice optical products for the land ice cryosphere and snow covered areas, that extend the coverage of NASA MODIS data into the future now with Sentinel-3A operating since Oct 2016 and Sentinel-3B also now operating.