News Story - From Mars to the Earth: Studying ice beneath the surface
Date: 18 Apr 2008
Funded by ESA's General Studies Programme, the new study is called Advanced Concept for RAdar Sounder (ACRAS). It will assist both Earth observation and planetary exploration by developing a technique that
uses orbiting radar at long wavelength to see beneath the surface of a planetary body and return information about the subsurface environment.
The ACRAS study is in collaboration between ESA, eOsphere Ltd, British Antarctic Survey, EADS Astrium, the German Space Agency (DLR), Max Planck Institute (MPI), and Laboratoire de Planetologie de Grenoble (LPG), plus a number of individual consultants.
Read more at: http://www.esa.int/SPECIALS/GSP/SEM5TS3XQEF_0.html