October 31, 2013
5 Questions About LVIS & IceBridge
With winter closing in, a new NASA airborne campaign launched October 31, 2013 in Greenland. For the first time, the Laser Vegetation Imaging Sensor, or LVIS, is flying about NASA’s new C-130 aircraft to measure the island’s ice following a summer’s melt. This data will complement measurements the LVIS instrument has taken in previous springtime campaigns as a part of Operation IceBridge, a six-year multi-instrument survey over both Arctic and Antarctic ice.
[ Read the Article: NASA Airborne Campaign To Measure Summer Melt Of Greenland Ice Sheet ]