Earth  ID: 11827

IceBridge Rendezvous with an Ice-Bound Vessel

Having just arrived in Greenland, the first challenge for the Operation IceBridge Arctic 2015 campaign was to survey a broad swath of Arctic sea ice … and along the way, locate and precisely overfly a Norwegian research vessel frozen in the quickly moving ice pack. In this quick mission update, Flight Team Lead John Sonntag gives us the story from the field. For more on the Lance overflight and Operation IceBridge:


Jefferson Beck (USRA): Lead Producer
John Sonntag (EGG): Lead Project Support
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SVS >> Sea Ice
GCMD >> Location >> Arctic
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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