Earth  ID: 13779

NASA's ICESat-2 Looks Beyond the Icy Poles

ICESat-2's main science objective is ice, but the mission is also able to measure the heights of other features, including ocean bathymetry, trees and mountain glaciers.
 

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Credits

Ryan Fitzgibbons (USRA): Lead Producer
Aaron E. Lepsch (ADNET): Technical Support
Kate Ramsayer (Telophase): Lead Writer
Thomas A. Neumann (NASA/GSFC): Lead Scientist
Nathan T. Kurtz (NASA/GSFC): Lead Scientist
Amy Neuenschwander (University of Texas at Austin): Interviewee
Lori Magruder (University of Texas at Austin): Interviewee
Alex S. Gardner (NASA/JPL CalTech): Interviewee
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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

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Mission:
Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2)

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