Identification_Information:
   Dataset_Identifier: IFLTRPT

   Citation: 
      Citation_Information: 
         Originator: Studinger, Michael, Duncan Young, and Christopher Larsen
         Publication_Date: 20110222
         Title: IceBridge Mission Flight Reports
         Publication_Information: 
            Publication_Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
            Publisher: NSIDC DAAC: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
         Online_Linkage: http://nsidc.org/data/ifltrpt.html

   Description: 
      Abstract:
         The IceBridge Mission Flight Reports data set contains flight reports from 
         NASA Operation IceBridge Greenland, Arctic, Antarctic, and Alaska missions.  
         Flight reports contain information on region, mission, aircraft model, flight 
         data, purpose of flight, and on-board sensors. The flight reports were 
         collected as part of Operation IceBridge funded aircraft survey campaigns.  
         The reports are stored in ASCII text and PDF formats and are available for 
         periodic, ongoing campaigns from 27 March 2009 to the present via FTP.

      Purpose: scientific research
      Documentation: 
         User's_Guide: 
            Citation_Information: 
               Originator: Studinger, Michael, Duncan Young, and Christopher Larsen
               Publication_Date: 20110222
               Title: IceBridge Mission Flight Reports
               Publication_Information: 
                  Publication_Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
                  Publisher: NSIDC DAAC: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
               Online_Linkage: http://nsidc.org/data/docs/daac/icebridge/ifltrpt/index.html

   Time_Period_of_Content:
      Time_Period_Information:
         Range_of_Dates/Times:
            Beginning_Date: 20090330
            Ending_Date: 20131114
      Currentness_Reference: publication date

   Status:
      Progress: In work
      Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: Unknown

   Spatial_Domain:
      Bounding_Coordinates:
         West_Bounding_Coordinate: -180
         East_Bounding_Coordinate: 180
         North_Bounding_Coordinate: 90
         South_Bounding_Coordinate: -90

   Keywords:
      Theme:
         Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
         Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Spectral/Engineering > Platform Characteristics > Flight Data Logs
      Theme:
         Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Project Keywords
         Theme_Keyword: OIB > Operation Ice Bridge
      Theme:
         Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
         Theme_Keyword: VISUAL OBSERVATIONS
      Theme:
         Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
         Theme_Keyword: AIRCRAFT
         Theme_Keyword: BT-67 > Basler BT-67
         Theme_Keyword: C-185 > Cessna 185
         Theme_Keyword: DC-8 > Douglas DC-8
         Theme_Keyword: DHC-3 > DeHavilland DHC-3 Otter
         Theme_Keyword: DHC-6 > DeHavilland Twin Otter
         Theme_Keyword: Ikhana > Ikhana Unmanned Science and Research Aircraft System
         Theme_Keyword: P-3B ORION > Lockheed P-3B Orion
         Theme_Keyword: PA-12 > Piper PA-12 Super Cruiser
         Theme_Keyword: RQ-4 > Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk
      Theme:
         Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Categories
         Theme_Keyword: geoscientificinformation
      Theme:
         Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
         Theme_Keyword: Flight Report
         Theme_Keyword: IceBridge
         Theme_Keyword: NSIDC
         Theme_Keyword: NSIDC DAAC
      Place:
         Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
         Place_Keyword: Continent > Antarctica
         Place_Keyword: Continent > North America > Greenland
         Place_Keyword: Continent > North America > United States Of America > Alaska
         Place_Keyword: Geographic Region > Arctic

   Access_Constraints: None

   Use_Constraints: None

   Point_of_Contact:
      Contact_Information:
         Contact_Person_Primary:
            Contact_Person: NSIDC User Services
            Contact_Organization: National Snow and Ice Data Center
         Contact_Address:
            Address_Type: mailing
            Address: CIRES, 449 UCB
            Address: University of Colorado
            City: Boulder
            State_or_Province: CO
            Postal_Code: 80309-0449
            Country: USA
         Contact_Voice_Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x
         Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 1 303  492-2468 x
         Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: nsidc@nsidc.org

Distribution_Information:
   Distributor:
      Contact_Information:
         Contact_Organization_Primary:
            Contact_Organization: National Snow and Ice Data Center
            Contact_Person: NSIDC User Services
         Contact_Address:
            Address_Type: mailing
            Address: National Snow and Ice Data Center
            Address: CIRES, 449 UCB
            Address: University of Colorado
            City: Boulder
            State_or_Province: CO
            Postal_Code: 80309-0449
            Country: USA
         Contact_Voice_Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 
         Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 1 303  492-2468 
         Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: nsidc@nsidc.org

   Resource_Description: IFLTRPT

   Distribution_Liability:
      NSIDC cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or 
      omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function 
      on a particular system. NSIDC makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor 
      does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.

   Standard_Order_Process:
      Digital_Form:
         Digital_Transfer_Information:
            Format_Name: PDF
         Digital_Transfer_Option:
            Online_Option:
               Computer_Contact_Information:
                  Network_Address:
                     Network_Resource_Name: ftp://sidads.colorado.edu/pub/DATASETS/IFLTRPT_OIB_Flight_Reports_v01/
      Fees: None

   Standard_Order_Process:
      Digital_Form:
         Digital_Transfer_Information:
            Format_Name: ASCII Text (.txt)
         Digital_Transfer_Option:
            Online_Option:
               Computer_Contact_Information:
                  Network_Address:
                     Network_Resource_Name: ftp://sidads.colorado.edu/pub/DATASETS/IFLTRPT_OIB_Flight_Reports_v01/
      Fees: None

Metadata_Reference_Information:
   Metadata_Date: 20140919

   Metadata_Review_Date: 20140919

   Metadata_Contact: 
      Contact_Information:
         Contact_Person_Primary:
            Contact_Person: NSIDC User Services
            Contact_Organization: National Snow and Ice Data Center
         Contact_Address:
            Address_Type: mailing
            Address: National Snow and Ice Data Center
            Address: CIRES, 449 UCB
            Address: University of Colorado
            City: Boulder
            State_or_Province: CO
            Postal_Code: 80309-0449
            Country: USA
         Contact_Voice_Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 
         Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 1 303  492-2468 
         Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: nsidc@nsidc.org

   Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata: Extensions for Remote Sensing Metadata

   Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-012-2002