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Related Projects:

Arctic Coastal Dynamics (ACD)

Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP)

Development of Operational Monitoring System for European Glacial Areas (OMEGA)

European Environment Information and Observation Network (EIONET)

European Network for Research in Global Change (ENRICH)


Glacier and Snow Mapping Information Service (GLASNOWMAP)

Global Land Ice Measurements from Space (GLIMS)

International Hydrological Programme (IHP)

Survey and prevention of extreme glaciological hazards in European mountainous regions (GLACIORISK)

World Climate Research Programme (WCRP)

World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS)

Related Initiatives:

CryoClim Initiative

Relevant Organisations:

Bavarian Academy of Sciences, Commission for Glaciology

German version:

English version (under construction):

English version (University of Würzburg):

European Environment Agency (EEA)

Frozen Ground Data Center

German Society of Polar Research

International Arctic Research Center (IARC)

International Arctic Science Committee (IASC)

International Commission on Snow and Ice (ICSI)

International Glaciological Society (IGS)

International Permafrost Association (IPA)

National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)

World Data Center for Glaciology, Boulder

Relevant Earth Observation Missions:

ALOS (Advanced Land Observing Satellite)

ASTER (Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer)

AVHRR (Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer)




Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar (ASAR):

Advanced Along Track Scanning Radiometer (AATSR):

Radar Altimeter 2 (RA-2):



Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR):

Along Track Scanning Radiometer (ATSR):

Radar Altimeter (RA):


ICESat (Ice, Cloud, and Land Elevation Satellite)

JERS (Japanese Earth Resources Satellite)


SRTM (Shuttle Radar Topography Mission)

European Commission:

European Commission

European Commission - Towards a European Space Policy

6th Framework Programme

Global Monitoring of Environment and Security (GMES)

Infrastructure for Spatial Information in Europe (INSPIRE)

European Space Agency:

European Space Agency (ESA)

ESA - Living Planet Programme

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