European Space Agency Glaciers_cci Project

The Glaciers_cci project attempts to establish a service for glacier monitoring from space, which aims at establishing a global picture of glaciers and ice caps, and their role as Essential Climate Variables.

The main objective of the European Space Agencys`s project Glaciers CCI is to contribute to the efforts of creating a globally complete and detailed glacier inventory as requested by GCOS.

More about the Glaciers_CCI project / ESA


The name of the research project (work package) done at Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo, Norway is I-NB Phase 2 of ESA Climate.

Published Mar. 27, 2012 10:12 PM - Last modified Mar. 25, 2022 11:57 AM


Andreas Kääb, Professor