Preliminary list of relevant topics

  • Novel mission concepts for cryosphere science;
  • Ice sheets mass balance;
  • Glaciers and ice caps;
  • Ice shelf-ocean interactions
  • Snow, snow albedo and snow water equivalent;
  • Hydrology in high latitudes and extreme events;
  • River and lake ice dynamics (ice freeze-up and break-up, temperature, ice cover);
  • Polar oceans, dynamic topography and circulation;
  • Ice-ocean-atmosphere interactions;
  • Sea ice, thickness and dynamics;
  • Permafrost and frozen soil;
  • Cryosphere role in climate;
  • Cryosphere interactions with the water and carbon cycle




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