Ice Cube Cubesat Measures High Altitude Atmospheric Ice

  • Released Tuesday, April 24, 2018
  • Updated Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 10:33AM
  • ID: 4636

Mean Cloud Ice data as measured from Ice Cube from July through August 2017.

This visualization shows 2 months of high altitude atomspheric ice as measured from the Ice Cube Cubsesat satelllite.

A representation of ice particles measured by Ice Cube in the atmosphere. Lower altitude particles are generally larger; higher altitude particles are generally smaller.

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Color bar for Ice Cube mean cloud ice data in grams per square meter. Colors range from teal (0) to blue (50) to purple (100). Lower values are less visible in the visualization because the particle sizes are smaller.


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NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio

Datasets used in this visualization

Ice Cube Mean Cloud Ice (Collected with the 874 GHz submillimeter wave radiometer sensor)
Observed Data

Ice Cube is a CubeSat mission

Credit: Dong Wu

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