Flying Alaska's Glaciers with Operation IceBridge

  • Released Monday, July 13, 2020

After the launch of ICESat-2 in 2018, Operation IceBridge mostly came to a close. However, Operation IceBridge Alaska continues to work in the field studying and recording ice thickness in the region. Scientists from University Alaska Fairbanks observe sea ice, glaciers, and ice sheets via specially retrofitted aircrafts.


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This page was originally published on Monday, July 13, 2020.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:44 PM EDT.


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