National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Wallops Flight Facility

ATM validates ICESat-2 sea ice freeboard

ATM validation of ICESat-2 during the spring 2019 IceBridge campaign was described recently in Geophysical Research Letters. The precision guidance of ATM’s CDI system put the aircraft (and the ATM lidars) exactly over the satellite ground track while ATM’s CAMBOT system recorded contiguous photographs of the sea ice below.  Read more of the story from NASA, or watch the video.