Entry_ID: ILVIS2
Entry_Title: IceBridge LVIS L2 Geolocated Surface Elevation Product
Group: Data_Set_Citation
   Dataset_Creator: Blair, J. B. and M. Hofton. 
   Dataset_Title: IceBridge LVIS L2 Geolocated Surface Elevation Product
   Dataset_Release_Date: 2010-06-24updated 2014
   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/ilvis2.html
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Group: Personnel
   Role: Investigator
   First_Name: J.
   Middle_Name: Bryan
   Last_Name: Blair
   Email: James.B.Blair@nasa.gov
   Group: Contact_Address
      Address: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
      Address: Laser Remote Sensing Branch
      City: Greenbelt
      Province_or_State: Maryland
      Postal_Code: 20771
      Country: USA
   End_Group
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Group: Personnel
   Role: Investigator
   First_Name: Michelle
   Last_Name: Hofton
   Email: mhofton@umd.edu
   Group: Contact_Address
      Address: University of Maryland
      Address: Department of Geography
      Address: 2181 LeFrak Hall
      City: College Park
      Province_or_State: Maryland
      Postal_Code: 20742
      Country: USA
   End_Group
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Group: Personnel
   Role: Technical Contact
   First_Name: NSIDC
   Last_Name: User Services
   Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
   Phone: 1 303 492-6199 x
   Fax: 1 303  492-2468 x
   Group: Contact_Address
      Address: National Snow and Ice Data Center
      Address: CIRES, 449 UCB
      Address: University of Colorado
      City: Boulder
      Province_or_State: CO
      Postal_Code: 80309-0449
      Country: USA
   End_Group
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Land Surface
   Term: Topography
   Variable_Level_1: Terrain Elevation
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ISO_Topic_Category: Elevation
Keyword: Airborne Laser Altimeters
Keyword: Elevation
Keyword: IceBridge
Keyword: NASA
Keyword: NSIDC
Keyword: NSIDC DAAC
Keyword: Terrain Elevation
Sensor_Name: ALTIMETERS
Sensor_Name: LASERS > Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
Source_Name: AIRCRAFT
Source_Name: B-200 > Beechcraft King Air B-200
Source_Name: DC-8 > Douglas DC-8
Source_Name: G-V > Gulfstream V
Source_Name: HU-25C > Dassault HU-25C Falcon
Source_Name: P-3B > Lockheed P-3B Orion
Source_Name: RQ-4 > Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk
Group: Temporal_Coverage
   Start_Date: 2009-04-14
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Data_Set_Progress: in work
Group: Spatial_Coverage
   Southernmost_Latitude: -90
   Northernmost_Latitude: -53
   Westernmost_Longitude: -180
   Easternmost_Longitude: 180
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Group: Spatial_Coverage
   Southernmost_Latitude: 60
   Northernmost_Latitude: 90
   Westernmost_Longitude: -180
   Easternmost_Longitude: 180
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Group: Location
   Location_Category: CONTINENT
   Location_Type: ANTARCTICA
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Group: Location
   Location_Category: CONTINENT
   Location_Type: NORTH AMERICA
   Location_Subregion1: GREENLAND
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Group: Location
   Location_Category: GEOGRAPHIC REGION
   Location_Type: ARCTIC
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Project: OIB > Operation Ice Bridge
Data_Set_Language: English
Originating_Center: NASA/GSFC/SED/ESD/LRSL
Group: Data_Center
   Data_Center_Name: NASA DAAC > NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
   Data_Center_URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html
   Group: Personnel
      Role: Data Center Contact
      First_Name: NSIDC
      Last_Name: User Services
      Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
      Phone: 1 303 492-6199 
      Fax: 1 303  492-2468 
      Group: Contact_Address
         Address: National Snow and Ice Data Center
         Address: CIRES, 449 UCB
         Address: University of Colorado
         City: Boulder
         Province_or_State: CO
         Postal_Code: 80309-0449
         Country: USA
      End_Group
   End_Group
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Group: Data_Center
   Data_Center_Name: NSIDC > National Snow and Ice Data Center
   Data_Center_URL: http://nsidc.org
   Group: Personnel
      Role: Data Center Contact
      First_Name: NSIDC
      Last_Name: User Services
      Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
      Phone: 1 303 492-6199 
      Fax: 1 303  492-2468 
      Group: Contact_Address
         Address: National Snow and Ice Data Center
         Address: CIRES, 449 UCB
         Address: University of Colorado
         City: Boulder
         Province_or_State: CO
         Postal_Code: 80309-0449
         Country: USA
      End_Group
   End_Group
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Group: Distribution
   Distribution_Media: FTP
   Distribution_Size: 90 GB
   Distribution_Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
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Group: Distribution
   Distribution_Media: FTP
   Distribution_Size: 41 MB
   Distribution_Format: XML
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Group: 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/

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Group: Summary

   The IceBridge LVIS L2 Geolocated Surface Elevation Product (ILVIS2) data set 
   contains a series of Greenland and Antarctica ground elevation measurements 
   taken from the NASA Land, Vegetation, and Ice Sensor (LVIS). The data were 
   collected as part of Operation IceBridge funded campaigns.

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Group: Related_URL
   Group: URL_Content_Type
      Type: VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
   End_Group
   URL: http://lvis.gsfc.nasa.gov
   Description: Goddard Space Flight Center Land, Vegetation, and Ice Sensor (LVIS) Web Site
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Group: Related_URL
   Group: URL_Content_Type
      Type: VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
   End_Group
   URL: http://nsidc.org/data/icebridge/index.html
   Description: IceBridge Product Web Site
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Group: Related_URL
   Group: URL_Content_Type
      Type: VIEW RELATED INFORMATION
   End_Group
   URL: http://nsidc.org/data/ilvis0.html
   Description: IceBridge LVIS L0 Raw Ranges
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Group: Related_URL
   Group: URL_Content_Type
      Type: VIEW RELATED INFORMATION
   End_Group
   URL: http://nsidc.org/data/ilvis1b.html
   Description: IceBridge LVIS L1B Geolocated Return Energy Waveforms
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Group: Related_URL
   Group: URL_Content_Type
      Type: VIEW RELATED INFORMATION
   End_Group
   URL: http://nsidc.org/data/blvis2.html
   Description: Pre-IceBridge LVIS L2 Geolocated Ground Elevation and Return Energy Quartiles
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Metadata_Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata_Version: 9.7
DIF_Creation_Date: 2010-06-24
Last_DIF_Revision_Date: 2014-08-18
DIF_Revision_History: Revised Distribution Size for addition of 2013 Greenland campaign.