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ICESat-2: Videos

ICESat-2: Videos

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Scientific Visualization Studio Animations

ICESat-2 Scan Pattern

View more ICESat-2 videos from the Scientific Visualization Studio here.

ICESat-2 Beauty Shot

View more ICESat-2 videos from the Scientific Visualization Studio here.

ICESat-2 Laser Focus

In this video, optical engineer Tyler Evans illustrates how the laser is transmitted from the ATLAS instrument to the ground.

View more ICESat-2 videos from the Scientific Visualization Studio here.

Educational Videos

From ice sheets covering land to sea ice floating in polar oceans, ICESat-2 will measure the height of Earth's icy regions.

View the Classroom Viewing Guide.

What is ice? NASA and ICESat-2 scientists explain the unique and essential qualities of frozen water.

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How does ICESat-2 measure Earth's height, from remote polar regions to tropical forests? A green laser and an incredibly precise timer play a big part.

View the Classroom Viewing Guide.

A green laser split into six beams and a detector that can count individual photons of light are just part of ICESat-2's advanced design.

On September 2, 2014, Dr. Claire Parkinson was featured in series of educational videos that illustrate how math is used in satellite data analysis. Please follow the link or view the videos below:
http://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/how-to-calculate-sea-ice-changes/#.VAeJpEu6LVQ

Applications News

 Submission deadline for the 5th call of Early Adopters is February 29, 2016. Read more here.

 Join us for the ICESat-2 Inland Water Focus Session on November 18, 2015. Read more here.

 Join us at the 2015 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. Read more here.

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