ICESat-2 reference ground track GIS files

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ICESat-2 reference ground track GIS files

by EarthdataForumContributor » Fri Jun 24, 2022 5:25 pm America/New_York

How can I determine where data will be collected by ICESat-2/ATLAS in the future? Are there GIS files available to the public that provide information regarding reference ground tracks and the ICESat-2/ATLAS coverage plan?


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Re: ICESat-2 reference ground track GIS files

by NSIDC - mbeig » Fri Jun 24, 2022 5:26 pm America/New_York

The ICESat-2/ATLAS technical specifications page found here provides kmz and kml files with the nominal reference ground tracks and beam locations for the Western and Eastern hemispheres, as well as the polar regions. Time-specific, planned reference ground tracks (RGTs) are also available on this page.

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