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Blankenship, D. D., D. L. Morse, C. A. Finn, R. E. Bell, M. E. Peters, S. D. Kempf, et al. 2001. Ice thickness and surface elevation, southeastern Ross Embayment, West Antarctica. Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. Digital media. Accessed 05 December 2008.

Access Data: available via FTP

Instruments: airborne laser altimetry (elevation)
airborne radio echo sounding (thickness)
Time Period: 1991/92, 1992/93, and 1995/96
Flight Tracks: 116
Sample Points: 53,170 (elevation)
32,813 (thickness)
Spacing: ~8 m (elevation)
~12-30 m (thickness)
Units:
m surface elevation (vs. WGS84 ellipsoid)
m ice thickness

Min Max Mean Stdev
elev: 398.42  2194.53  1250.26  419.46
thick: 0.00  3266.75  1701.35  374.34