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This Landsat image of Crane Glacier on the Antarctic Peninsula is overlain with ICESat and Airborne Topopgraphic Mapper (ATM) tracks. ATM is a lidar sensor that is now part of the IceBridge mission. Over time, ICESat and ATM measurements, together with visible imagery, can detect thinning of the ice and accelerated flow of ice into the ocean. Large glaciers such as Crane have the potential to contribute significantly to sea level rise.
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Keywords:glacier crane antarctic peninsula icesat atm lidar icebridge data antarctica
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Image Credit:Image courtesy C.A. Schuman
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Date added:Aug 17, 2010
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