August 2, 2016
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
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
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.