News of the SPIRIT project and database
December 2015. The SPIRIT database is open again! The database includes 110 products from IPY and over 30 new products that were calculated since 2010 thanks to fundings from CNES and from the ANR (French Funding Agency) SUMER. You can browse the database here:
When using SPIRIT data, the following article should be cited:
Korona J., Berthier E., Bernard M., Rémy F. & Thouvenot E. SPIRIT. SPOT 5 stereoscopic survey of Polar Ice: Reference Images and Topographies during the fourth International Polar Year (2007-2009). ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing, 64, 204-212, doi: 10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2008.10.005, 2009.
June 2014. The SPIRIT2 north hemisphere acquisition campaign started a few weeks ago. If you still have a login from IPY (XX_LABO_YY, with XX = country, YY = initials), you can check daily the new acquisitions on the Polar Dali website. If you lost your login or if you never got one, you can request one at firstname.lastname@example.org. The target areas for the ongoing Arctic campaign are shown below.
March 2014. The SPIRIT2 Antarctica acquisitions campaign is now over. A map of the cloud free coverage achieved during this campaign will come soon. Meanwhile, see below the targets areas for this campaign.