Antarctic ice sheet velocity

Antarctic ice sheet velocity


19/08/2011 11:05 am


E. Rignot et al


This is the first map of ice velocity over the entire continent of Antarctica. It is derived from ALOS PALSAR, Envisat ASAR, Radarsat-2, ERS-1 and ERS-2 satellite radar interferometry overlaid on a MODIS mosaic of Antarctica. These new findings are critical to measuring the global impact to sea-level rise resulting from ice flowing into the ocean.

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