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ICESat-2 Sees the Trees in Mexico

The satellite measures more than just polar ice; it also makes detailed elevation measurements over the planet’s tropical and temperate latitudes.


NASA Earth Observatory image by Joshua Stevens, using ICESat-2 data courtesy of Amy Neuenschwander (University of Texas) and Kaitlin Harbeck (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center), and Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Story by Kathryn Hansen with materials from Kate Ramsayer.

Published January 28, 2019
Data acquired October 19, 2018

Sources:
ICESat-2 > ATLAS
Landsat 8 > OLI