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Kennicott Glacier Time Lapse Traverse (2013 - 2015)

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.

Visualization Credits

Alex Kekesi (GST): Lead Data Visualizer
Jefferson Beck (USRA): Lead Producer
Chris Larsen (University of Alaska Fairbanks): Lead Scientist
Ian Jones (ADNET): Lead Technical Support
Laurence Schuler (ADNET): Technical Support
Horace Mitchell (NASA/GSFC): Data Visualizer
Cindy Starr (GST): Data Visualizer
Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Data Visualizer
Trent L. Schindler (USRA): Data Visualizer
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Data Used:
Aircraft/UAF Scanner/ILAKS1B also referred to as: Lidar
Observed Data - University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF)
University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Lidar data collected by aircraft.
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.
Data Compilation/ArcticDEM (Release 7)/Digital Elevation Map also referred to as: DEM
Data Compilation - University of Minnesota
ArcticDEM is an NGA-NSF public-private initiative to automatically produce a high-resolution, high quality, digital surface model (DSM) of the Arctic using optical stereo imagery, high-performance computing, and open source photogrammetry software.
University of Minnesota Polar Geospatial Center (PGC)
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This item is part of this series:
Operation IceBridge

SVS >> Lidar
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Hydrosphere >> Glaciers/Ice Sheets >> Glacier Motion/Ice Sheet Motion
GCMD >> Location >> Alaska
SVS >> Hyperwall
SVS >> Glaciers
NASA Science >> Earth
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Terrestrial Hydrosphere >> Glaciers/ice Sheets >> Glacier Motion/ice Sheet Motion
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Terrestrial Hydrosphere >> Glaciers/ice Sheets >> Glaciers

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