7. Sea Ice Altimetry

  1. Frank D. Carsey
  1. Florence M. Fetterer1,
  2. Mark R. Drinkwater2,
  3. Kenneth C. Jezek3,
  4. Seymour W. C. Laxon4,
  5. Robert G. Onstott5 and
  6. Lars M. H. Ulander6

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM068p0111

Microwave Remote Sensing of Sea Ice

Microwave Remote Sensing of Sea Ice

How to Cite

Fetterer, F. M., Drinkwater, M. R., Jezek, K. C., Laxon, S. W. C., Onstott, R. G. and Ulander, L. M. H. (1992) Sea Ice Altimetry, in Microwave Remote Sensing of Sea Ice (ed F. D. Carsey), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM068p0111

Author Information

  1. 1

    Remote Sensing Branch, Naval Research Laboratoriesstennis Space Center, Mississippi 39529-5004

  2. 2

    Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, California 91109

  3. 3

    Byrd Polar Research Center, 1090 Carmack Road, the Ohio State Universitycolumbus, Ohio 43210

  4. 4

    University College London, Mullard Space Science Laboratoryholmbury St. Mary Dorking, Surrey, Rh5 6Nt, United Kingdom

  5. 5

    Environmental Research Institute of Michiganp. O. Box 8618, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48107

  6. 6

    Department of Radio and Space Sciences, Chalmers University of Technologys-41296 GöTeborg, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1992

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900339

Online ISBN: 9781118663950



  • Sea ice—Remote sensing;
  • Microwave remote sensing


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Instrument Description

  • Sea Ice Scattering Models at Normal Incidence

  • Theory Versus Measurement

  • Summary