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ICESat: Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite DLESE Reviewed Collection
This brochure describes NASA's ICESat mission ((Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite), which was launched January 12, 2003. ICESat is the benchmark Earth Observing System mission for measuring ice sheet mass balance, cloud and aerosol heights, as well as land topography and vegetation characteristics.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
  • Informal
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
    • Book
  • Climatology
  • Cryology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
  • Technology
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
Cost information is not known
This product is free and clear for general use.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevProd484
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Christopher A.