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The Randolph Glacier Inventory

The first global catalog of glaciers is helping scientists get a better handle on how much sea levels could rise in coming years.


NASA Earth Observatory image by Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon, using Landsat data from the USGS Earth Explorer. Map by Robert Simmon, using data from the Randolph Glacier Inventory and Natural Earth. Caption by Holli Riebeek.

Published June 26, 2014
Data acquired August 13, 2013

Source:
Landsat 8 > OLI
Topic:
Cryosphere > Snow/Ice > Glaciers