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Here is a short quiz about the ICESat mission. All of the answers can be found on our GLAS/ICESat web site. Press the grade button to see how you did.

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1: ICESat will measure
ice sheet balance
cloud and aerosol heights and optical densities
height of vegetation
land topography
all of the above
2: The ICESat mission will provide land topography data through an instrument called a
Global Positioning System
Altimeter
Laser
Laser Altimeter
3: The integral instrument on the satellite that will measure ice-sheet topography and temporal changes, as well as cloud and atmospheric properties is:
Geoscience Laser Altimeter System (GLAS)
K-band instrument
Solid State Recorder
Global Positioning System (GPS)
4: The Geoscience Laser Altimeter System used on ICESat was developed by a scientist from:
Lockheed Martin
NASA
Marshall Space Flight Center
University of Texas
Cal Tech University
5: The global sea level is believed to be:
staying the same
falling 2 cm every ten years
rising about 2 cm every ten years
we donít know

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