Arctic Sea Ice Thickness in the Winters of 2004 and 2007 from Coincident Satellite and Submarine Measurements

  • J. CalvaoEmail author
  • J. Rodrigues
  • P. Wadhams
Conference paper
Part of the International Association of Geodesy Symposia book series (IAG SYMPOSIA, volume 136)


The L3H phase of operation of ICESat’s laser in the winter of 2007 coincided for about two weeks with the cruise of the British submarine “Tireless” which was equipped with upward-looking sonars. This provided a rare opportunity for a simultaneous determination of the sea ice freeboard and draft in the Arctic Ocean.


Arctic Ocean Snow Depth Central Arctic Ocean Draft Data Transpolar Drift 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lattex, IDL, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de LisboaLisboaPortugal
  2. 2.Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK

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