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We are going to be able to follow the behaviour of glaciers in real time

Interview of Elizabeth Bagshaw, Glaciologist, Cardiff University, United Kingdom

Season 1, episode 9
8 min / Published

For glaciologists working in polar regions, data transmission is a real problem. There are no telephone networks, or wifi and electricity. Thanks to Astrocast, a constellation of satellites launched in partnership with the ESA, we receive essential scientific information that reveals glacial melting on a daily basis.

  • Glacier
  • ESA
  • CNES
  • Climate change
  • sdg
  • ODD
  • sustainable development
  • united nations
  • glaciology
  • groenland
  • arctic
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