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August 2, 2016

Bonus Result: CryoSat Accurately Measures Coastal Sea Levels

Scientists from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences report that the European Space Agency’s CryoSat satellite and its radar altimeter can map coastal sea levels much closer than previous satellite-based methods.

March 7, 2016

First Image Published from Sentinel Satellite

Two weeks after its successful launch on Feb. 16, 2016, the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite captured its first image, the transition from day to night over Svalbard, Norway.

January 27, 2015

Austfonna Ice Cap Sheds Ice

During the last two decades, the Austfonna ice cap on Norway’s Nordaustlandet island in the Svalbard archipelago has lost more than 50 meters of ice and stretched 50 kilometers inland. The outlet glacier from the ice cap is now flowing 25 times faster in that same time period.