Remote Sensing of the Cryosphere I

Monday, 15 December 2014: 1:40 PM-3:40 PM
Chairs:  Melody J Sandells, University of Reading, Reading, RG6, United Kingdom and Marco Tedesco, CUNY City College, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, New York, NY, United States
Primary Conveners:  Melody J Sandells, University of Reading, Reading, RG6, United Kingdom
Co-conveners:  Mary J. Brodzik, Univ Colorado, Boulder, CO, United States and Marco Tedesco, CUNY City College, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, New York, NY, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Mary J. Brodzik, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

1:40 PM
Measuring Thermokarst Subsidence Using InSAR: Potential and Pitfalls
Lin Liu1, Kevin M Schaefer2, Albert C Chen3, Alessio Gusmeroli4, Howard A Zebker5 and Tingjun Zhang2,6, (1)Chinese University of Hong Kong, Earth System Science, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, (2)University of Colorado, National Snow and Ice Data Center, Boulder, CO, United States, (3)Stanford University, Geophysics, Los Altos Hills, CA, United States, (4)University of Alaska Fairbanks, International Arctic Research Center, Fairbanks, AK, United States, (5)Stanford University, Geophysics, Stanford, CA, United States, (6)LZU Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China
1:55 PM
Microwave remote sensing of rain-on-snow events in the subarctic with AMSR2 and GPM observations
Ludovic Brucker, NASA GSFC / GESTAR USRA, Greenbelt, MD, United States and Stephen J Munchak, NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD, United States
2:10 PM
Monitoring of the Liquid Water Content During Snowmelt Using C-Band SAR Data and the Snow Model CROCUS
Gabriel Rondeau-Genesse, Melanie Trudel and Robert Leconte, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
2:25 PM
Snow Water Equivalent Retrieval By Markov Chain Monte Carlo Based on Memls and Hut Snow Emission Model
Jinmei Pan, Michael T Durand and Benjamin J Vanderjagt, Ohio St Univ-Earth Sciences, Columbus, OH, United States
2:40 PM
Evaluation of Icebridge Snow Radar Measurements over Sea Ice in the Canadian Arctic
Christopher Derksen1, Joshua M King2, Stephen Howell3, Peter Toose1, Arvids Silis1 and Nick Rutter4, (1)Environment Canada Toronto, Climate Research Division, Toronto, ON, Canada, (2)Environment Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada, (3)Environment Canada Toronto, Toronto, Canada, (4)Northumbria University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1, United Kingdom
2:55 PM
Comparison of Antarctic Basin Scale Mass Change from GRACE/GOCE and CryoSat-2
Johannes Bouman1, Malcolm McMillan2, Erik R Ivins3, Mathis Blossfeld1, Martin Fuchs1 and Martin Horwath4, (1)DGFI German Geodetic Research Institute, Munich, Germany, (2)University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2, United Kingdom, (3)JPL/Caltech, Pasadena, CA, United States, (4)Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany
3:10 PM
Ice Sheet Thermomety Using Wideband Radiometry
Kenneth C Jezek1, Joel Johnson1, Michael T Durand2, Mustafa Aksoy1, Leung Tsang3, Tianlin Wang3, S Tan3, G Macelloni4, Marco Brogioni4 and Mark R Drinkwater5, (1)Ohio State University Main Campus, Columbus, OH, United States, (2)Ohio St Univ-Earth Sciences, Columbus, OH, United States, (3)University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States, (4)Institute of Applied Phyhsics, Microwave Remote Sensing Group, Fiorentino, Italy, (5)ESTEC, Noordwijk, 2201, Netherlands
3:25 PM
Investigation of SMOS Sea Ice Thickness Retrieval with respect to the Ice Temperature Gradient within an Ice Layer
Xiangshan Tian-Kunze, Nina Maass and Lars Kaleschke, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
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