With new data from ICESat-2 about Earth's heights, researchers and resource managers anticipate advancements in several applications areas. White papers describe how ICESat-2 measurements can contribute to improve decision making around specific environmental issues.


Managing our Rapidly Changing Arctic


Young bull walruses resting on ice. ©Clarence Irrigoo, Jr.
How can we support safe navigation in sea ice and food security for Alaskan subsistence hunters in a rapidly changing and less predictable Arctic?
Lead: Leads: Lisa Sheffield Guy (Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S.), Rebecca Heim (National Weather Service, Alaska Region), Helen V. Wiggins (Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S.)
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Reducing Loss of Life and Property from Disasters



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