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Ice drift derived from the Sentinel-1 constellation

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Arctic mosaic

Title: Ice drift derived from the Sentinel-1 constellation

Copyright: Copernicus Service information (2016)/CMEMS/DMI


This image of the Arctic shows the ice drift as derived from Sentinel-1 imagery in one day, on 28 September 2016, based on the Sentinel-1 constellation imagery acquired on the previous day. Red arrows show the ice drift vectors generated from Sentinel-1B on 28 September, green arrow show similar information derived from Sentinel-1A.

The Sentinel-1 constellation will provide a great added value in the operational monitoring of floating ice in the Arctic and around Antarctica.

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