Young, D. A., S. D. Kempf, D. D. Blankenship, J. W. Holt, and D. L. Morse. 2008. New airborne laser altimetry over the Thwaites Glacier Catchment, West Antarctica. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems (G3) 9, Q06006, doi:10.1029/2007GC001935.

Young, D. A., S. D. Kempf, D. D. Blankenship, J. W. Holt, and D. L. Morse. 2008. Airborne laser altimetry of the Thwaites Glacier Catchment, West Antarctica Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. Digital media. Accessed 05 December 2008.

Access Data: available via FTP

Instrument: airborne laser altimetry
Time Period: 10 December 2004 through 29 January 2005
Track Spacing: typically 15 km
Sample Points: 1,600,801
Sample Spacing: 20 m
Units: m surface elevation (vs. WGS84 ellipsoid)

Min Max Mean Stdev
-31.63  3480.92  1321.98  463.65

Note: Because of its high resolution, a reduced resolution grid (750 m) of linearly interpolated values is shown for this layer at relatively small map scales to avoid delay. Only when zoomed in far enough are the individual flight tracks and data points observable.