ICESat Aerosols and Clouds over Africa

  • Released Thursday, March 10th, 2005
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:56PM
  • ID: 3119

This is an animation showing data from ICESat's Geoscience Laser Altimeter System (GLAS). Aerosol and cloud data are shown spanning 80 passes over the Africa region from October 4 through October 28 2003. The data are initially shown in the time order collected using an 8 day moving time window. After that, the first 40 passes are all shown at once and a flown over.



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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio


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Datasets used in this visualization

ICESat (Collected with the GLAS sensor)

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