Observations of ice motion are critical for constraining ice sheet mass balance and contribution to sea level rise, as well as predicting future changes. A wealth of imagery now exists for measuring ice motion from space, but existing repeat-image feature-tracking (RIFT) algorithms require the selection of several location- and data-specific parameters and manual data editing and are therefore not efficient for processing large numbers of image pairs for differing regions. Here, we present the multiple-image/multiple-chip RIFT algorithm which does not involve any user-defined local/empirical parameters and has a higher matching success rate than conventional single-image single-chip correlation matching. We also present an efficient method for applying RIFT to null-value striped data, such as the Landsat-7 Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus. This method offers the potential for fully automated processing of large data sets.