Cryo2ice Symposium 2024

23-27 September 2024 | HARPA | Reykjavik, Iceland

Programme


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Cryo2ice Symposium 2024
Monday, 23rd September
09:00
10:15
Welcome
10:15
10:35
Coffee Break 
Session 1. Mission Status 
10:35
10:47
Fourteen Years of CryoSat: Mission Status and Future Outlook
Tommaso Parrinello, ESA
10:47
10:59
ICESat-2 Mission Status and Overview
Nathan Kurtz, Nasa
10:59
11:11
CryoSat-2 – 14+ Years of Successful Flight Operations
Jens Lerch, ESA 
11:11
11:23

Evolution of the CRYO2ICE tandem and performances of coincident tracks
Javier Sanchez Martin, ESA
11:23
11:35

ICESat-2 Data Products and New Features and Improvements Coming in Release 007
Christine Sadlik, KBR/NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
11:35
11:47
NSIDC DAAC ICESat-2 products, tools, and services
Lisa Kaser, Nsidc Daac
11:47
11:59
Fourteen Years of CryoSat-2 Payload Data Ground Segment (PDGS) Operations: Challenges and Outlook
Luca Girardo, ESA
11:59
12:11
CryoSat Mission: 14 years of CalVal, Data Quality and Product Evolution
Alessandro Di Bella , ESA
12:11
12:23
30 Years of Satellite and Airborne Altimetry Data at NSIDC DAAC
Lisa Kaser, Nsidc Daac
12:30
13:30
Lunch Break
Session 2. Mountain Glaciers 
13:45
14:00
Enhancing Glacier Mass Balance Estimates in Iceland by Combining CryoSat-2, ICESat and ICESat-2 Altimetry Data
Johan Nilsson, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
14:00
14:15
Tracking glaciers’ health with radar altimetry – opportunities and challenges
Livia Jakob, Earthwa
14:15
14:30
Changes in the Shape of Múlajökull Outlet Glacier Proglacial Lakes Between 1987 and 2021
Natasha Lee, Northumbria University
14:30
14:45
Mapping Elevation and Surface Roughness Changes of Negribreen, Svalbard, during its Mature Surge Phase using ICESat-2
Rachel Middleton, University Of Colorado Boulder
14:45
15:00
A data-driven framework to assess the mass evolution of Svalbard glaciers over the past two decades
Tian Li, University of Bristol
15:00
15:15
Mapping Supraglacial Water Distributions in Arctic Surge Glaciers for Modeling Surge Initiation: Combined Image Classification and ICESat-2 Altimetry
Rachel Middleton, University Of Colorado Boulder
15:15
15:30
Free slot
15:30
15:50
Coffee Break
3. Ice Sheets and Ice Shelves - Hydrology & Dynamics 
15:50
16:05
Ice-ocean-subglacial hydrology interactions, and recent evolution of the Thwaites Glacier
Noel Gourmelen, University Of Edinburgh
16:05
16:20
Synchronous lake drainage and grounding line retreat at Engelhardt Subglacial Lake, West Antarctica, detected with ICESat-2, CryoSat-2 and SAR interferometry
Bryony Freer, British Antarctic Survey
16:20
16:35
Impacts of Antarctic subglacial freshwater from the grounding zone to the open continental shelf
Michael Dinniman, Old Dominion University
16:35
16:50
Causes and consequences of the rapid dynamic activation of a marine-terminating glacier on the west Antarctic Peninsula
Benjamin Wallis, University Of Leeds
16:50
17:05
Modeling changes in subglacial hydrology and ice dynamics of the Greenland Ice Sheet corresponding to surface elevation changes between the ICESat and ICESat-2 eras
Aleah Sommers, Dartmouth College
17:05
17:20
Five Years of ICESat-2-Derived Supraglacial Lake Depths Facilitate Advancements in Meltwater Volume Estimation and Novel Insights into Hydrological Processes on the Ice Sheets
Philipp S. Arndt Scripps, Polar Center-UC San Diego
17:20
17:35
13 years of variable height-changes of Siple Coast ice streams from CryoSat-2 altimetry
Matthew Siegfried, Colorado School Of Mines
17:35
17:50
Satellite and airborne altimetry reveal changes in ice dynamics on the Siple Coast ice streams, West Antarctica in 1997-2024
Beata Csatho, University at Buffalo
18:00
19:30
Ice Breaker and Poster session
Tuesday, 24th September
3. Ice Sheets and Ice Shelves - Mass Balance 
09:00
09:15
Modern-day mass balance of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets using a multi-sensor approach
Brooke Medley, NASA/GSFC
09:15
09:30
Seasonal partitioning of Greenland mass change from data fusion of ICESat-2 elevation products
Michalea King, University Of Washington, Polar Science Center
09:30
09:45
Dynamic ice thickness change from laser altimetry for Bayesian calibration of Greenland Ice Sheet mass change projections
Denis Felikson, Nasa Goddard Space Flight Center
09:45
10:00
Geodetic mass balance estimation of glaciers on the west Graham Land of Antarctic Peninsula with combined TanDEM-X DEMs and altimetry data
Yuting Dong, Alfred-wegener-institut Helmholtz-zentrum Für Polar- Und Meeresforschung, Bremerhaven
10:00
10:15
Using radar and laser altimetry to study the Antarctic Peninsula Ice Sheet
Inès Otosaka, Northumbria University
10:15
10:30
Observing the Long-term Collapse of East Antarctica’s Conger-Glenzer Ice Shelf with Multi-mission Satellite Radar and Laser Altimetry
Catherine Walker Woods, Hole Oceanographic Institution
4. Ice Sheets and Ice Shelves - Elevation & Techinques 
10:30
10:45
The Eras of Satellite Altimetry: Three decades of monitoring Antarctic mass loss processes
Helen Amanda Fricker, Scripps Institution of Oceanography/UCSD
10:45
11:00
Greenland Ice Sheet Elevation Change from Radar and Laser Altimetry
Nitin Ravinder, Centre for Polar Observation and Modelling
11:00
11:15
New Approaches for Measuring Ice Sheet Elevation and Elevation Change: from CryoSat-2 and Cryo2Ice to CRISTAL
Malcolm McMillan, CPOM Lancaster University
11:15
11:30
Retracked Cryosat-2 SARIN products enable high-resolution radar-optical data fusion
Benjamin Smith; University Of Washington Apl
11:30
11:45
Waveform retracking with AWI-ICENet1: deep learning enables new opportunities for analysing ice sheet elevation change
Erik Loebel, Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung
11:45
12:00
A facet-based numerical model to retrieve ice sheet topography from Sentinel-3 altimetry
Jérémie Aublanc, CLS
12:00
12:15
Antarctic grounded icebergs in ICESat-2 laser altimetry, Sentinel-1 SAR, and WorldView stereo-photogrammetry
Laurence Padman, Earth and Space Research
12:15
13:15
Lunch Break
5. Sea Ice - Snow & Sea Ice 
13:15
13:30
Snow Depth and Ice Thickness from ICESat-2 and CryoSat-2: findings from 5 years of observations
Sahra Kacimi, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

13:30
13:45
Towards a new Arctic snow depth climatology from combined ICESat-2 and CryoSat-2 freeboard observations
Donghui Yi, Gst Inc.

13:45
14:00
Freeboard and Snow Depth Estimates on Arctic Winter Sea Ice from Near-Coincident CryoSat-2 and ICESat-2 (CRYO2ICE) Observations during 2020-2022
Renée Mie Fredensborg Hansen, DTU Space
14:00
14:15
Correlating CRYO2ICE elevation difference and RADARSAT Constellation Mission compact polarimetric parameters to estimate snow depth on sea ice in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Hoi Ming Lam, University Of Calgary

14:15
14:30
Validation and uncertainties of a multi frequency altimetry snow depth product over the Arctic ocean at different scales
Alice Carret, Serco
14:30
14:45
Snow Depth Estimation on Lead-less Landfast ice using Cryo2Ice satellite observations
Monojit Saha, University of Manitoba 
14:45
15:05
Coffee Break
6. Sea Ice - Thickness & Dynamics 
15:05
15:20
Seasonal snow depth and ice thickness evolution of Antarctic sea ice from ICESat-2
Ted Maksym, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
15:20
15:35
Comprehensive assessment of sea-ice thickness datasets: The ESA SIN’XS project
Valentin Ludwig, AWI
15:35
15:50
Tracking the Spatiotemporal Variability of Sea Ice Deformation and Thickness in the Arctic from ICESat-2 and CryoSat-2
Sinead Louise Farrell, University of Maryland
15:50
16:05
Fram Strait Sea Ice Thickness from ICESat-2 and CryoSat-2 Freeboards
Christopher Picard, University of Colorado
16:05
16:20
The shift of sea ice mass balance in the Ross Sea caused by atmospheric forcings,
Hongjie Xie, University of Texas at San Antonio

16:20
16:35
Floes and Fracture from ICESat-2 and Cryosat-2
Christopher Horvat, Brown University

16:35
16:50
Climatology and interannual variability of Arctic winter sea ice leads in the ICESat-2 era
Christopher Little, AER, Inc 
19:00
Transfer from from HARPA to community Dinner
19:30
22:00
Community Dinner
22:00
Transfer back to HARPA
Wednesday, 25 September 2024

CRYO2ICE COMMUNITY DAY 
Thursday, 26 September 2024
4. Sea Ice - Snow & Summer Melt 
09:00
09:15
Snow Depth Retrieval using Multi-Frequency Altimetry over Antarctic Summer Sea Ice in the Weddell Sea using Air- and Spaceborne Observations along CRYO2ICE Orbit
Renée Mie Fredensborg Hansen, DTU Space
09:15
09:30
AMSR-2 Daily Snow Depth Data Product Using a Neural Network Algorithm Trained by Collocated ICESat-2 Measurements
Sunny Sun-Mack, AMA & NASA
09:30
09:45
Enabling SAR  altimetric simulations in the Snow Microwave Radiative Transfer (SMRT) model
Ghislain Picard, Université Grenoble Alpes
09:45
10:00
Adaptive threshold retracking for Arctic summer sea ice freeboard
Anne Braakmann-Folgmann, UiT The Arctic University of Norway
10:00
10:15
Combined unsupervised-supervised machine learning for Arctic summer lead detection using ICESat-2 data
Wenxuan Liu, Wuhan University
10:15
10:30
Melt Pond Detection, Measurement and Melt Process Characterization — Results from ICESat-2 Data Analysis With the DDA-bifurcate-seaice and Airborne Campaign Data
Rachel Middleton, University Of Colorado Boulder 
10:30
10:45
Coffee Break 
5. Sea Ice - Algorithms & Methods 
10:45
11:00
ICESat-2 Sea Ice Product Improvements and Updates
Nathan Kurtz, Nasa
11:00
11:15
Who Saw it Best? (How Satellite Sampling Differences Impact Sea Ice Topography Retrievals from CryoSat-2, CryoSat-2 Fully-Focused SAR, and ICESat-2)
Rachel Tilling, NASA Goddard/Uni of Maryland
11:15
11:30
Open water classification with Cryosat-2, ICESat-2, and other altimetry missions
Felix L. Müller, Deutsches Geodätisches Forschungsinstitut of the Technical University of Munich
11:30
11:45
Mapping Sea Ice Concentration in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago with CryoSat-2
Amy Swiggs, Centre For Polar Observation And Modelling, Northumbria University
11:45
12:00
An inter-comparison between the reprocessed Sentinel-3 sea-ice products, Cryosat-2 and IceSat-2 over sea-ice
Fanny Piras, Collecte Localisation Satellites
12:00
12:15
Towards improved freeboard estimates using ICESat-2 data and models
Rui Ponte, AER
12:15
12:30
Detecting Sea Ice Leads and Floes in the Northwest Passage using CryoSat-2
Amy Swiggs, Centre For Polar Observation And Modelling, Northumbria University
12:30
13:30
Lunch Break
6. Beyond ice and Ocean 
13:30
13:45
Agricultural crop height retrievals from ICESat-2 lidar
Xiaomei Lu, NASA
13:45
14:00
ICESat-2 Atmospheric Layer Feature Subtyping Using MERRA-2 Model Reanalysis
Kenneth Christian, University Of Maryland, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
14:00
14:15
There’s Green in the Ice Yonder: Science and Applications of the Most Downloaded ICESat-2 Data Product
Sorin Popescu, Texas A&m University
14:15
14:30
An evaluation of ICESat-2-derived canopy cover and large-area mapping over temperate forests
Lana Narine, Auburn University
14:30
14:45
Tuning ICESat-2 for Mountain Snow Depth Observation: Terrain Effects on ICESat-2-derived Snow Depth in Vegetated Alpine Watersheds 
Karina Zikan, Boise State University
14:45
15:00
Exploring the quality of ICESat-2 derived forest structure metrics in boreal forests
Amy Neuenschwander, University of Texas at Austin
15:00
15:20
Coffee Break
7. Oceans & Hydrology - Inland Water and Coastal Sea level 
15:20
15:35
Preliminary performance assessment of the water surface elevation of HR SWOT products over lakes based on comparisons with the ICESat-2 mission
Julien Renou, CLS
15:35
15:50
Point-Specific Surface Classification of Seasonal Ice for Earth’s Largest Lakes Using the ICESat-2 Inland Surface Water Product (ATL13): A Deep Learning Approach 
Isabella Peter, Colorado School Of Mines
15:50
16:05
Towards robust estimates of coastal mean sea level
Brett Buzzang,  Nasa/jpl
16:05
16:20
Improvement of Sea Surface Height Measurements from ICESat-2 with Applications to Mean Sea Level within Estuaries
Alexa Putnam, University of Colorado Boulder
16:20
17:00
Round Table - "Women trailblazers: the present and the future of Remote Sensing Cryosphere science and engineering"
17:00
18:00
Poster session
Friday, 27 September 2024
8. Oceans & Hydrology - Oceans 
09:00
09:15
Variability of the Antarctic Coastal Current using ICESat-2 and CryoSat-2 altimetry
Andrew Thompson, California Institute Of Technology
09:15
09:30
Update on CryoSat’s Long-Term Ocean Data Analysis and Validation
Marc Naeije, TU Delft / Space Engineering
09:30
09:45
ICESat-2 Ocean Altimetry
James Morison, Polar Science Center, University of Washington
09:45
10:00
Inferring subsurface density changes in ice-covered oceans from ICESat-2 and GRACE Follow-On observations
Rui Ponte, AER
10:00
10:20
Coffee Break 
9. Synergies 
10:20
10:35
Enhancing Cryosphere Monitoring: The Copernicus CRISTAL Mission
Paolo Cipollini, ESA
10:35
10:50
CRISTAL performance assessment: an end-to-end simulation approach / CRISTAL Sea Ice and Iceberg L2 processing: Baseline approach and new developments
Albert García-Mondéjar, isardSAT
10:50
11:05
CRISTAL, CRISTALair and campaigns: Paving the way for the next generation of cryospheric measurements
Tania Casal, ESA
11:05
11:20
The Advanced Microwave Radiometer contribution to the CRISTAL mission cryospheric science
Sahra Kacimi, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
11:20
11:35
CLEV2ER: Status of the CRISTAL Level-2 Prototype Processors for Land Ice and Inland Water
Malcolm McMillan, CPOM Lancaster University
11:35
11:50
Investigating Coincident SWOT and ICESat-2 Multi-band Altimeter Retrievals over Sea Ice
Sinead Louise Farrell, University of Maryland
11:50
12:05
St3TART-FO: Establishing a framework for operational Fiducial Reference Measurements (FRM) for Sentinel-3 Hydro-Cryo Altimetry products and beyond
Claire Miller, NOVELTIS
12:05
13:00
Lunch Break
13:00
14:30
Chair Reporting, Wrap-up and Conclusions
End of the Symposium