Rasterized lidar data of Kennicott Glacier, Alaska from 2013 to 2015. The camera starts at the southern part of the glacier and moves northward along most of it's length.
Operation IceBridge collected airbourne lidar data over Kennicott Glacier, Alaska in 2013, 2014, and 2015. These datasets were then rasterized and intersected to find a common data collection path where all three years of data overlapped. This overlapping data is then cycled, revealing a time lapse that shows the glacier's natural movements over a three year period.
Rasterized lidar data of Kennicott Glacier, Alaska from 2013 to 2015. The camera starts at the southern part of the glacier and moves northward along most of it's length. This animation is an overlay with an alpha mask that has been coregistered to a digital elevation map of the same region for easier editing.
This animation is a coregistered digital elevation map of Kennicott glacier, Alaska. As with the above visualization, the camera starts in the south and moves northward along the length of the glacier.
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Larsen, C. 2010, updated 2018. IceBridge UAF Lidar Scanner L1B Geolocated Surface Elevation Triplets, Version 1. ILAKS1B. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center.
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GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation:
Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 188.8.131.52.0