June 13, 2013
A June meeting brough members of Polar View and UK Space together.
May 2, 2013
Polar View is providing support to two Russian explorers – Fedor Konyukhov and Viktor Simonov – who have embarked on their North Pole – Greenland expedition.
June 1, 2012
This report aims to provide a coherent perspective on how space-based technologies (communications, weather and climate, navigation, earth observation, surveillance and science) can support Arctic policies (safety, environment, sustainable economic development, sovereignty, and indigenous and social development) at the national, regional, and international levels.
September 7, 2011
Recent satellite photos from the European Space Agency show huge icebergs were created when the Japanese tsunami hit West Antarctica’s Sulzberger Ice Shelf. This caused 125 square kilometres of ice to break off – or calve – from a shelf front that has remained stable for the past 46 years.
January 28, 2011
For the first time, Barcelona World Race officials are utilizing sophisticated satellite data, reconstructed and analyzed by a team of experts at C-CORE, to monitor iceberg activity in the Southern Ocean.
September 20, 2010
A senior project engineer with C-CORE, a Newfoundland, Canada based research firm and Polar View team member, is actively involved in tracking an ice island – the largest of its kind in the northern hemisphere since 1962 – originally calved from the Petermann glacier in Greenland.
September 13, 2010
For the 2010-2011 winter season, Polar View proudly launches an enhanced and consolidated Snow Monitoring service that combines and streamlines the various products of our service partners, and offers geographical coverage of the complete pan-European service area.
September 1, 2010
The recently re-launched Polar View Antarctic Node website, coordinated by the British Antarctic Survey, won the prestigious 2010 British Cartographic Society Avenza Award for excellence in electronic mapping.
April 30, 2010
Polar View in the Antarctic region recently launched an enhanced interpreted ice chart service. This service compiles data from a variety of different sources to provide ice charts at a much higher resolution that are updated more frequently than those previously available.
February 8, 2010
Polar View sea ice service in the Antarctic, coordinated by the British Antarctic Survey, has greatly improved the service for the 2009/2010 Antarctic season.
A combination of easier access through the new website and a significant increase in the number of images available means more real time sea ice information for users ranging from science vessels and tour ships to rescue missions.