Project

Measuring snow mass on Greenland using airborne NASA radar LiDAR and field data

Publisher

Supervisor

Location

Greater Copenhagen area

The Geological Survey of Denmark (GEUS) has been collecting snowfall data on the ice sheet for the last 15 years at up to 9 locations per year. 

In May 2017, NASA overshadowed the GEUS measurement line in South Greenland, producing snow thickness data that can be converted to snow mass using the field data. This approach can be applied elsewhere to gauge snowfall in the lower reaches of the ice sheet and investigate the performance of regional climate models. 

The DTU student will work with NASA Operation IceBridge radar, LiDAR and GEUS field data. The project has started and so provides a roadmap how to reach powerful results in a set of known steps.

DTU Supervisor could be an employee from DTU Space.

In collaboration with

GEUS / Jason Box (jeb@geus.dk), Robert S. Fausto (rsf@geus.dk) and Nanna B. Karlsson (nbk@geus.dk)

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Contact

Company / Organization

DTU Space

Name

Birte Kronbak Andersen

Position

Studie- og uddannelseskoordinator

Mail

bka@space.dtu.dk

Supervisor info

BSc in Earth and Space Physics and Engineering

Supervisor

Birte Kronbak Andersen

Type

BSc project, MSc thesis

Msc in Earth and Space Physics and Engineering

Supervisor

Birte Kronbak Andersen

Type

BSc project, MSc thesis

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