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March 29, 2022

Global Seasonal Sentinel-1 Interferometric Coherence map released

The University of Houston participates in delivering global synthetic aperture radar coherence dataset. Coherence is a parameter used for assessing SAR interferograms quality. It is represented by a real number varying from 0 to 1 calculated with the complex correlation coefficient. InSAR coherence can be used for several applications...

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January 28, 2022

International Space Agencies feature our last study on rapid glacier retreat rates observed in West Antarctica

Our recent Nature Geoscience paper titled: Rapid glacier retreat rates observed in West Antarctica¬†has been featured by the German Aerospace Agency (DLR) and the Italian Space Agency (ASI). In this¬†University of Houston-led study the research group found proof of unprecedented rapid retreat in Antarctica’s Pope Smith and Kohler Glaciers....

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October 8, 2021

Invited Talk at the Earth and Atmospheric Science Department

When: October 8th 2021 What:Invited Talk at the Earth and Atmospheric Science Dept. at the University of Houston Topic:Ice melt near grounding zones of Antarctic glaciers Link: https://uh.edu/nsm/earth-atmospheric/news-events/seminar-schedule/

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September 30, 2021

26th Ka Band conference

On Thursday September 30st Dr. Milillo will chair the Earth Observation session of the 26th Ka Band Conference. https://www.kaconf.com/KAcommittees.php

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April 22, 2020

PBS Mentions to Dr. Milillo’s research on Cryosphere

Full article: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/article/warm-water-found-beneath-thwaites-glacier-antarctica/

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July 9, 2019

NASA Press release: InSAR analysis on the Morandi Bridge (Italy) collapse

NASA JPL Press release presents the latest results related to the analysis of interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR) data related to the collapse of the Morandi Bridge in Italy.   Link to the full press release: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/new-method-can-spot-failing-infrastructure-from-space

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February 1, 2019

NY Times outlet of Pietro Milillo’s research on Thwaites Glacier

Our research on Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica has been featured by the New York Times

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