NASA Glacier Bay, Alaska from the Ground, Air & Space
Field of Science or Math
5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Demonstrates how satellite data can be used to measure glacier changes from space. Also explains how remote sensing can extend the records of historical ground-based measurements to the present. Examines how ground and satellite measurements can be integrated to yield information that may be used in the analysis of regional climate.
Running Time: 13 minutes