Centre for Polar Observation and Modelling

Lead Research Organisation: University of Leeds

Abstract

The Centre for Polar Observation and Modelling (CPOM) is a research centre that studies processes in the Earth's polar latitudes that may affect the Earth's albedo, polar atmosphere and ocean circulation, and global sea level. We use theoretical and laboratory-derived understanding to form new mesoscale models of interactions between the ice, ocean and atmosphere, and use ground and satellite observations to test the predictions of these and other climate models

Publications

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Description Sentinel-3 validation team 
Organisation European Space Agency
Country France 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Membership of validation team contributing to expertise in ice sheet altimetry.
Collaborator Contribution Technical, mission and operational expertise in altimetry.
Impact We have evaluated the geophysical content of Sentinel-3 commissioning phase retrievals and the geophysical quality of Sentinel-3a altimetry data over land and sea ice, including independent validation using other satellite and airborne measurements. We will continue with further validation and advisory activities, and undertake early analysis of Sentinel-3b data during the satellite commissioning phase. Latest results: https://www.the-cryosphere.net/13/709/2019/
Start Year 2014
 
Description Sentinel-3 validation team 
Organisation University College London
Department Mullard Space Science Laboratory
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Membership of validation team contributing to expertise in ice sheet altimetry.
Collaborator Contribution Technical, mission and operational expertise in altimetry.
Impact We have evaluated the geophysical content of Sentinel-3 commissioning phase retrievals and the geophysical quality of Sentinel-3a altimetry data over land and sea ice, including independent validation using other satellite and airborne measurements. We will continue with further validation and advisory activities, and undertake early analysis of Sentinel-3b data during the satellite commissioning phase. Latest results: https://www.the-cryosphere.net/13/709/2019/
Start Year 2014
 
Description EO of the cryosphere training course 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact First ESA Advanced training course on Earth Observation of the Cryosphere. designed, hosted, ran and tought on the course.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
URL http://seom.esa.int/cryotraining2016/index.php