Resources

Here you will find scientific publications, public reports, general information and news and dissemination material on all aspects related to KEPLER.

KEPLER outputs – reports, brochures, video

  • Best practice guide for Earth Observation use by research vessels and stations Identifying
  • Research Capacity Gaps in observations in order to improve Polar Region monitoring and forecasting capabilities
  • A Roadmap towards a European end-to-end operational system for monitoring and forecasting of the Polar Regions
  • KEPLER project summary/overview of key findings and recommendations.
  • A video overview of the roadmap and examples of how Copernicus 2 could shape the future in the Arctic.

Previous EC and ESA project assessments utilised within KEPLER:

ICEMON and Northern View Portfolio/PolarView (2004)
ACCESS, SIDARUS and ICEMAR (2010-2012)
ISABELIA (2013)
SPICES (2015-2018)
ESA POLARIS user requirement report and
User needs and high-level requirements (2016)
Copernicus User Uptake Report (2016)
EU JRC (Joint Research Council) Technical Reports: User Requirements (2017)
EU-PolarNet Gap Analysis (2018)
SALIENSEAS report on climate services (2018)
EU-PolarNet Stakeholder Engagement in Polar Research (2019)
Copernicus Polar Ice and Snow Topography Altimeter (CRISTAL) mission requirements document (2019) *see updated document below*
IICWG report on mariner needs (2019)

Updated Resources

Copernicus Polar Ice and Snow Topography Altimeter (CRISTAL) mission requirements document (2020)

Copernicus Imaging Microwave Radiometer (CIMR) mission requirements document (2020)

Copernicus Polar Ice and Snow Topography Altimeter (CRISTAL) mission requirements document (2020)

Meetings and Forums
Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators
Arctic Frontiers
Arctic Shipping Forum
International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators
International Ice Charting Working Group
Snowchange Cooperative

KEPLER Workshop recordings and results

Training workshops

Community Workshops and Surveys

See also:
EU Polar Cluster
Copernicus
WMO – World Meteorological Organization

Towards FAIR Principles for Research Software | IOS Press


KEPLER deliverables (public and submitted)


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