Greenland: Raw Data Flight Paths Showing Ice Change

  • Released Thursday, March 4th, 1999
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:59PM
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Raw data flight paths over Greenland as they were collected. Match-moved to to airplane animation #580.

Raw data flight paths colored by ice thickness change data from the Airborne Topographic Mapper

Raw data flight paths colored by ice thickness change data from the Airborne Topographic Mapper

Video slate image reads, "Greenland Ice Changes (GIC 2) Shows all the flight paths (with associated raw data) taken from Laser Altimeter equipped aircraft over Greenland.  This scene matches the tail of scene GIC 1, allowing a dissolve to occur between GIC 1 and GIC 2, if desired".

Video slate image reads, "Greenland Ice Changes (GIC 2)
Shows all the flight paths (with associated raw data) taken from Laser Altimeter equipped aircraft over Greenland. This scene matches the tail of scene GIC 1, allowing a dissolve to occur between GIC 1 and GIC 2, if desired".

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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio


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Papers used in this visualization

W. Krabill, E. Frederick, S. Manizade, C. Martin, J. Sonntag, R. Swift, R. Thomas, W. Wright, and J. Yungel, Rapid Thinning of Parts of the Southern Greenland Ice Sheet, Science, 283, n5407, pp 1522-1524, March 5, 1999


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