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ICESat / GLAS Data

Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation / Geoscience Laser Altimeter System

Track Conversion Tool

The ICESat/GLAS Track Conversion Tool provides starting dates and times and related information for a Track for a specified laser period or for all laser periods. Enter the ICESat track number in the Track field, and optionally enter the laser name in the Laser Period field. The default Laser Period is ALL. Click Convert. The resulting Track Conversion Table lists starting dates and time and other related track information.

Gives starting dates and times for an input track for a specified laser period or all periods.


Track: Laser Period: i.e. L2A, L2a, or l2a or default is ALL