ICESat First Light Release: Following ICESat
In this visualization we ride along with the ICESat spacecraft as its laser measures detailed changes in surface topography. This was produced in support of the ICESat first light release.
Animation showing ICESat collecting elevation data
ICESat collecting elevation data
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Please give credit for this item to:
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio, Canadian Space Agency, RADARSAT International Inc. The Blue Marble Next Generation data is courtesy of Reto Stockli (NASA/GSFC) and NASA's Earth Observatory.
Datasets used in this visualization
RADARSAT-1ID: 87Collected with SAR
Credit: Additional credit goes to Canadian Space Agency, RADARSAT International Inc.See all pages that use this dataset
ICESat L2 Global Cloud Heights for Multi-layer Clouds (GLA09)ID: 327Collected with GLAS
Terra and Aqua BMNG (Blue Marble: Next Generation)ID: 508Collected with MODIS 1/1/2004 - 12/31/2004
Credit: The Blue Marble data is courtesy of Reto Stockli (NASA/GSFC).
This dataset can be found at: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/BlueMarble/See all pages that use this dataset
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