Pre-IceBridge LVIS L0 Raw Ranges

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Entry ID

BLVIS0

Summary

The Pre-IceBridge LVIS L0 Raw Ranges (BLVIS0) data set contains laser altimeter measurements over Greenland taken from the NASA Land, Vegetation, and Ice Sensor (LVIS). The data are stored in binary format, along with airborne georeference files, and are available for 20 and 21 September 2007 via FTP.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: 90°     S: 60°     E: 180°     W: -180°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Blair, Bryan, and Michelle Hofton
Dataset Title: Pre-IceBridge LVIS L0 Raw Ranges
Dataset Release Date: 2011-12-27
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC DAAC: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/blvis0.html

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 2007-09-20
Stop Date: 2007-09-21

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT NORTH AMERICA GREENLAND

Science Keywords

  • Land Surface Topography Terrain Elevation

Ancillary Keywords

  • Airborne Laser Altimeters
  • Elevation
  • IceBridge
  • NASA
  • NSIDC
  • NSIDC DAAC
  • Terrain Elevation

ISO Topic Category (View Definitions)

  • Elevation
  • Geoscientific Information

Platform

  • AIRCRAFT
  • B-200 Beechcraft King Air B-200
  • DC-8 Douglas DC-8
  • G-V Gulfstream V
  • HU-25C Dassault HU-25C Falcon
  • P-3B Lockheed P-3B Orion
  • RQ-4 Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk

Instrument

  • ALTIMETERS
  • LASERS Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation

Project

  • OIB Operation Ice Bridge

Data Set Progress

complete

Originating Center

NASA/GSFC/SED/ESD/LRSL

Data Center

NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

Data Center Personnel

Name: NSIDC User Services
Phone: 1 303 492-6199
Fax: 1 303 492-2468
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
Contact Address:

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

National Snow and Ice Data Center
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

Data Center Personnel

Name: NSIDC User Services
Phone: 1 303 492-6199
Fax: 1 303 492-2468
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
Contact Address:

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Distribution

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 15.3 GB
Distribution Format: Binary

Personnel

J. Bryan Blair
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: James.B.Blair@nasa.gov
Contact Address:

  • NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Laser Remote Sensing Branch

City: Greenbelt
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA

Michelle Hofton
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: mhofton@umd.edu
Contact Address:

  • University of Maryland
  • Department of Geography
  • 2181 LeFrak Hall

City: College Park
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20742
Country: USA

NSIDC User Services
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 1 303 492-6199 x
Fax: 1 303 492-2468 x
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
Contact Address:

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Related URL

VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
Goddard Space Flight Center Land, Vegetation, and Ice Sensor (LVIS) Web Site

VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
IceBridge Product Web Site

Reference

Refer to the NASA Earth Science Project Office Operation IceBridge Home Page for in-depth information on the science mission and goal of the IceBridge project: http://www.espo.nasa.gov/oib/

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2011-12-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-04

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