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The CryoSat space segment: definition, design and predicted performance

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2 Author(s)
F. Rostan ; Earth Obs. & Sci., Astrium GmbH, Friedrichshafen, Germany ; U. Mallow

CryoSat is the first of the ESA Earth Explorer Opportunity Missions. It will allow an accurate determination of the marine and land ice mass fluxes at a global scale. This paper gives a brief overview on the CryoSat space segment, which is currently under development by an industrial consortium with Astrium as prime contractor.

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Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 2002. IGARSS '02. 2002 IEEE International  (Volume:6 )

Date of Conference:

2002