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IceBridge - Instruments: Accumulation Radar

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Radars - Accumulation Radar

Accumulation Radar
(NASA P-3B)

The accumulation radar system, also operated by CReSIS, provides a high-resolution profile of the top of the ice. By looking at this top layer, the accumulation radar allows IceBridge scientists to map variations in annual snow accumulation rates.


Example of data returned by Accumulation Radar. › View larger
An example of the data returned by the Accumulation Radar.

 

Page Last Updated: September 30th, 2013
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