Monitoring water bodies at high latitudes from space

with Annett Bartsch

34m 40s Beginner Published on: 30 November 2018
Category: SAR RADAR English English


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Introduction to water bodies in the Arctic Area (lakes and permafrost). The topics presented refer to the origin of the lakes (glacially formed lakes, old river branches, reservoirs, impact craters from meteorites...) and the different types of lake patterns together with the demonstration of temporal patterns.

Visualization of satellite images providing information on water presence over the area, the color, temperature, level and state of the water in Arctic lakes.


  • Annett Bartsch
    Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics / b.geos

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