SPICE project KO on September 2015. It is distributed in two phases:

  • Phase I, which ended with the MTR (Mid-Term Review) in September 2016,
  • Phase II, that started right after Phase I and will run until the end of 2018.


SPICE is structured in six different work packages:

  • WP1: Scientific Review and Requirements Consolidation
  • WP2: SAR Processing Development for S3 ice
  • WP3: Retracking Development for S3 ice
  • WP4: Comparison of S3 SAR and Pulse Limited Altimetry
  • WP5: Radar Wave Interaction with the Snowpack
  • WP6: Outreach and Roadmap