The Ups and Downs of Crater Lake
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Published July 26, 2019
Elevation data show the distinct topography of Mount Mazama and the crater lake that fills its caldera.
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ICESat-2 Sees the Trees in Mexico
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Published January 28, 2019
The satellite measures more than just polar ice; it also makes detailed elevation measurements over the planet’s tropical and temperate latitudes.
Thick and Thin Ice in the Weddell Sea
Published December 17, 2018
New elevation measurements will give researchers an unprecedented understanding of the thickness of sea ice, which will be used to help improve climate modeling and forecasts.
Taking Measure of Antarctic Terrain
Published December 11, 2018
New elevation measurements span the continent’s icy surfaces, from the flat Ross Ice Shelf to the rugged Transantarctic Mountains.