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Massom, RA, Ice, Earth Observation: Data, Processing and Applications, Australia and New Zealand CRC for Spatial Information, BA Harrison, JM Anstee, AG Dekker, EA King, DA Griffin, N Mueller, SR Phinn, E Kovacs and G Byrne (ed), Melbourne, pp. 281-310. ISBN 9780648227854 (2021) [Research Book Chapter]


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It is estimated that at least 10% of the Earth’s surface is covered in glacial ice, 90% of which is in Antarctica (USGS, 2021). As part of the water cycle, ice caps, glaciers, and permanent snow store 1.7% of the total volume of water on Earth (see Section 1.1). The following sub-sections describe ice in Australian surface waters (see Section 15.1), relevant EO sensors for mapping and monitoring ice (see Section 15.2), EO of the Antarctic Ice Sheet (see Section 15.3), EO of sea ice (see Section 15.4), and future opportunities and needs in this area (see Section 15.5).

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Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:Earth observation, Antarctic, sea ice, ice sheet, satellites, remote sensing, trends
Research Division:Environmental Sciences
Research Group:Other environmental sciences
Research Field:Other environmental sciences not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Environmental Management
Objective Group:Other environmental management
Objective Field:Other environmental management not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Massom, RA (Dr Robert Massom)
ID Code:154023
Year Published:2021
Deposited By:Australian Antarctic Program Partnership
Deposited On:2022-10-24
Last Modified:2022-11-01
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