This workshop is intended to provide a forum to present and discuss all topics related to the exploitation of the CryoSat mission and to identity novel scientific challenges. The objectives of the workshop are:
To inform users about mission performance, product status and data access with an outlook to future improvements
To review the major scientific results and consolidate the roadmap to achieving the primary mission objectives before the end of the first three years of - operations
To review novel scientific applications and identify opportunities of exploiting CryoSat data beyond its primary objectives
To present and discuss the latest calibration and validation results
To identify synergies and potential use of data and products with other Missions (e.g. Envisat, GOCE, Sentinel-3, etc.)
To review the synergies with national and international programmes from other space, research and development, and operational Agencies
To review the current tools available to PIs including documentation, processing and training.