Locate Today's Icebergs

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You now understand what's involved in hunting down icebergs using satellite images. Try out your new knowledge and skill in the real world by locating today's icebergs.

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Things to keep in mind

Here are some things to keep in mind as you go out to the Web and locate today's iceberg using available tools and resources.

  • Screen images obtained from LEOS
  • Focus on the antarctic ice shelf region
  • Remember the optimal solar and infrared wavelength values you determined in step 2. You will want to obtain satellite images that utilize these specific wavelengths.
  • Beware that sometimes clouds will screen the satellite view

Locate Today's Icebergs

Clicking the link below will take you to a page showing up-to-date satellite imagery over Antarctica.

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Continue to the Sizing Icebergs Module

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