Earth  ID: 4047

Collecting LIDAR data over the Ganges and Brahmaputra River Basin

Animation of a generic satellite taking digital elevation map measurements across the Ganges and Brahmaputra river basin. This animation was created for a NASA-funded educational movie as part of the Fulbright program. Terrain elevation is exaggerated 5 times.

Visualization Credits

Alex Kekesi (GST): Lead Animator
Lori Perkins (NASA/GSFC): Animator
Helen-Nicole Kostis (USRA): Animator
Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Animator
Alex Kekesi (GST): Video Editor
Faisal Hossain (Tennessee Technological University): Producer
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Data Used:
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SVS >> Elevation data
DLESE >> Hydrology
SVS >> Lidar
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Hydrosphere >> Surface Water >> Rivers/Streams
GCMD >> Location >> Bangladesh
SVS >> Elevation Map
NASA Science >> Earth

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