IceBridge Ku-Band Radar L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles

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Entry ID

IRKUB1B

Summary

This data set contains elevation and surface measurements over Greenland, the Arctic, and Antarctica, as well as flight path charts and echogram images acquired using the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) Ku-Band Radar Altimeter.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: -53°     S: -90°     E: 180°     W: -180°    
N: 90°     S: 60°     E: 180°     W: -180°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Leuschen, C., P. Gogineni, F. Rodriguez-Morales, J. Paden, and C. Allen.
Dataset Title: IceBridge Ku-Band Radar L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles
Dataset Release Date: 2014-10-30
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC DAAC: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 2
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/irkub1b.html

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 2012-10-12

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT ANTARCTICA
  • CONTINENT NORTH AMERICA GREENLAND
  • GEOGRAPHIC REGION ARCTIC

Science Keywords

  • Cryosphere Sea Ice Sea Ice Elevation
  • Oceans Sea Ice Sea Ice Elevation
  • Spectral/Engineering Radar Radar Imagery

Ancillary Keywords

  • Antarctic Sea Ice
  • Arctic Sea Ice
  • IceBridge
  • Imagery
  • NASA
  • NSIDC
  • NSIDC DAAC
  • Polar Sea Ice
  • Radar
  • Radar Altimetry
  • Sea Ice

ISO Topic Category (View Definitions)

  • Climatology/Meteorology/Atmosphere
  • Geoscientific Information
  • Imagery/Base Maps/Earth Cover

Platform

  • DC-8 Douglas DC-8
  • P-3B Lockheed P-3B Orion

Instrument

  • Ku-Band Radar Ku-Band Radar Altimeter

Project

  • OIB Operation Ice Bridge

Data Set Progress

in work

Originating Center

UKS/CRESIS

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: 231 GB
Distribution Format: NetCDF

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 5 GB
Distribution Format: Joint Photographic Expert Group (JPEG) (.jpg)

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 81 MB
Distribution Format: XML

Personnel

Prasad Gogineni
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 785 864-7734 x
Email: pgogineni@ku.edu
Contact Address:

  • University of Kansas
  • Deptartment of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • 3012 Eaton Hall
  • 1520 West 15th Street

City: Lawrence
Province or State: Kansas
Postal Code: 66045-7621
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

Carl Leuschen
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: leuschen@cresis.ku.edu
Contact Address:

  • University of Kansas

Fernando Rodriguez-Morales
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: frodriguez@cresis.ku.edu
Contact Address:

  • University of Kansas
  • Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS)

John Paden
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: paden@ku.edu
Contact Address:

  • University of Kansas
  • Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS)

Chris Allen
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:

  • University of Kansas
  • Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS)
  • 327 Nichols Hall
  • 2335 Irving Hill Road

City: Lawrence
Province or State: Kansas
Postal Code: 66045
Country: USA

Related URL

VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
CReSIS Web site

VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
NASA IceBridge Mission Web Site

VIEW RELATED INFORMATION
IceBridge Product Web Site

VIEW RELATED INFORMATION
Version 1 IceBridge Ku-Band Radar L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles Data

Reference

Carrara, W. G., R. S. Goodman, and R. M. Majewski. 1995. Spotlight Synthetic Aperture Radar: Signal Processing Algorithms, Artech House, Norwood, MA, pp. 26-31.

Patel, A. E., P. S. Gogineni, C. Leuschen, F. Rodriguez-Morales, and B. Panzer. 2010. An Ultra Wide-band Radar Altimeter for Ice Sheet Surface Elevation and Snow Cover Over Sea Ice Measurement, Abstract C41A-0518 presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, California, 13-17 December, 2010.

Rodriguez-Morales, F., P. Gogineni, C. Leuschen, C. T. Allen, C. Lewis, A. Patel, L. Shi, W. Blake, B. Panzer, K. Byers, R. Crowe, L. Smith, and C. Gifford. 2010. Development of a Multi-Frequency Airborne Radar Instrumentation Package for Ice Sheet Mapping and Imaging, Proc. 2010 IEEE Int. Microwave Symp., Anaheim, CA, May 2010, 157-160.

Warren, S., I. Rigor, and N. Untersteiner. 1999. Snow Depth on Arctic Sea Ice, Journal of Climate, 12: 1814-1829.

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2014-10-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-10-31

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