Entry_ID: IRKUB1B
Entry_Title: IceBridge Ku-Band Radar L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles
Group: 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
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Group: Personnel
   Role: Investigator
   First_Name: Prasad
   Last_Name: Gogineni
   Email: pgogineni@ku.edu
   Phone: 1 785 864-7734 x
   Group: Contact_Address
      Address: University of Kansas
      Address: Deptartment of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
      Address: 3012 Eaton Hall
      Address: 1520 West 15th Street
      City: Lawrence
      Province_or_State: Kansas
      Postal_Code: 66045-7621
      Country: USA
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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
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Group: Personnel
   Role: Investigator
   First_Name: Carl
   Last_Name: Leuschen
   Email: leuschen@cresis.ku.edu
   Group: Contact_Address
      Address: University of Kansas
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Group: Personnel
   Role: Investigator
   First_Name: Fernando
   Last_Name: Rodriguez-Morales
   Email: frodriguez@cresis.ku.edu
   Group: Contact_Address
      Address: University of Kansas
      Address: Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS)
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Group: Personnel
   Role: Investigator
   First_Name: John
   Last_Name: Paden
   Email: paden@ku.edu
   Group: Contact_Address
      Address: University of Kansas
      Address: Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS)
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Group: Personnel
   Role: Investigator
   First_Name: Chris
   Last_Name: Allen
   Group: Contact_Address
      Address: University of Kansas
      Address: Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS)
      Address: 327 Nichols Hall
      Address: 2335 Irving Hill Road
      City: Lawrence
      Province_or_State: Kansas
      Postal_Code: 66045
      Country: USA
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Cryosphere
   Term: Sea Ice
   Variable_Level_1: Sea Ice Elevation
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Oceans
   Term: Sea Ice
   Variable_Level_1: Sea Ice Elevation
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Spectral/Engineering
   Term: Radar
   Variable_Level_1: Radar Imagery
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ISO_Topic_Category: Climatology/Meteorology/Atmosphere
ISO_Topic_Category: Geoscientific Information
ISO_Topic_Category: Imagery/Base Maps/Earth Cover
Keyword: Antarctic Sea Ice
Keyword: Arctic Sea Ice
Keyword: IceBridge
Keyword: Imagery
Keyword: NASA
Keyword: NSIDC
Keyword: NSIDC DAAC
Keyword: Polar Sea Ice
Keyword: Radar
Keyword: Radar Altimetry
Keyword: Sea Ice
Sensor_Name: Ku-Band Radar > Ku-Band Radar Altimeter
Source_Name: DC-8 > Douglas DC-8
Source_Name: P-3B > Lockheed P-3B Orion
Group: Temporal_Coverage
   Start_Date: 2012-10-12
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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: UKS/CRESIS
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
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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
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Group: Distribution
   Distribution_Media: FTP
   Distribution_Size: 231 GB
   Distribution_Format: NetCDF
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Group: Distribution
   Distribution_Media: FTP
   Distribution_Size: 5 GB
   Distribution_Format: Joint Photographic Expert Group (JPEG) (.jpg)
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Group: Distribution
   Distribution_Media: FTP
   Distribution_Size: 81 MB
   Distribution_Format: XML
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Group: 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.

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Group: 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.

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Group: Related_URL
   Group: URL_Content_Type
      Type: VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
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   URL: https://cms.cresis.ku.edu/research/sensors-development/radar
   Description: CReSIS Web site
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Group: Related_URL
   Group: URL_Content_Type
      Type: VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
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   URL: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/icebridge/index.html
   Description: NASA IceBridge Mission Web Site
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Group: Related_URL
   Group: URL_Content_Type
      Type: VIEW RELATED INFORMATION
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   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
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   URL: http://nsidc.org/data/irkub1b/versions/1
   Group: Description

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

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Metadata_Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata_Version: 9.7
DIF_Creation_Date: 2014-10-30
Last_DIF_Revision_Date: 2014-10-31
DIF_Revision_History: Updated Contacts.