The Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite-2
Height measurements to track changes of terrain including glaciers, sea ice, forests and more


Launched in:2018
Repeat cycle:91 days
Orbit height:498 km
Orbit type:Near polar
Organisation: NASA - USA
Launched 15 Sep 2018

ICESat-2 websites

Information

Northrop Gumman - Science & Envir. Satellites
NASA Goddard - ICESat-2
NSIDC DAAC - ICESAT-2

Data ordering

NSIDC DAAC - ICESAT-2

On Board Sensors

ATLAS (Advanced Topographic Laser Altimeter System)