07 April 2016: A new wet snow cover product is now available for the Alpine area. The product development started within CryoLand, and was completed within the EU FP7 project SEN3APP. Demonstration products of the melting season 2015 over the Alps, as well as new products for the melting season 2016 will be provided through the CryoLand GeoPortal.
New scripts for automated access of CryoLand products available
08 April 2015: For automatically accessing, downloading and analysing CryoLand products we provide for your convenience new scripts written in Python and IDL in the Downloads menu (link). Feel free to use or adapt these scripts according to your needs.
CryoLand - GMES Snow and Land Ice Monitoring Service
Type of Publication:
GMES, CryoLand, Snow, Ice, Glacier
IN THE CRYOLAND PROJECT, A FULLY INTEGRATED AND USER RELEVANT SNOW AND LAND ICE SERVICE IS DEVELOPED AND TESTED, BUILDING UPON EARTH OBSERVATION DATA INCLUDING THE SO TO BE LAUNCHED GMES SENTINEL SATELLITE FAMILY. FULLY VALIDATED SNOW AND LAND ICE PRODUCTS COVERING LOCAL TO CONTINENTAL SCALES ARE DELIVERED IN NEAR REAL TIME TO USERS OPERATING IN VARIOUS APPLICATION FIELDS.
CRYOLAND HAS THE POTENTIAL TO FULLY COVER THE CRYOSPHERE COMPONENT OF THE GMES LAND SERVICE.