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Facebook Live ICESat-2 Educator Workshop: A Collaborative Effort with GME

Updated on September 14, 2018 - 3:36 PM CDT
Posted on September 14, 2018 - 3:34 PM CDT

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ICESat-2 Pre-launch Educator Workshop from the Dick DeWees Community Center in Lompoc, California was on GME (GLOBE Mission EARTH) Facebook Live on September 13, 2018. Brian Campbell, NASA Earth Science Education Specialist at NASA Wallops Flight Facility, described the science behind the mission and its connection to the GLOBE Program. John Moore and Peter Dorofy from the Palmyra Cove Nature Park’s Institute for Earth Observations explained how the data from ICESat-2 can be display on the HoloGLOBE. Facebook Live Data as of today: 8 Shares; 50 Comments; 543 Views.

The NASA Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) will launch from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on September 15, 2018. ICESat-2 will be a satellite that will use an on-board laser system to measure the height of Earth’s ice, trees, oceans, geographic features, among others. ICESat-2 website: https://icesat-2.gsfc.nasa.gov/launch-info.

HoloGLOBE Virtual Reality App with the ICESat-2 module: This is a hands-on interactive for all ages in which you can hold the Earth in 3-D in your hands to view and interact with our planet and see ICESat-2 orbits and elevation data.

You can find the GLOBE Tree Height protocol at https://www.globe.gov/.../355097/lc_fg_treehtlevel.pdf.

View the recording on https://tinyurl.com/GME-ICESat2.

[Recorded on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 4:00 pm PDT]