New high-resolution satellites, AIs, and data tools are going to let us study Earth, and ourselves, in greater detail than ever before. That's going to come with "unthinkable" problems.
ICESat-2 will collect 250 times as many elevation measurements as its predecessor, ICESat.
The Earth observation satellite will focus its gaze on the oceans.
It'll transmit data back to Earth about 90 times faster than your typical earthly internet connection.