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IceBridge Ku-Band Radar L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles

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Metadata Entity Set Information:

Language:

eng; usa

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Hierarchy Level:

Value: dataset
CodeList: MD_ScopeCode

Hierarchy Level Name:

IceBridge Ku-Band Radar L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles

Contact:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: CIRES, 449 UCB
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

Contact Role:

Value: pointOfContact
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Date Stamp:

2014-08-21

Metadata Standard Name:

ISO 19115 Geographic Information - Metadata First Edition

Metadata Standard Version:

ISO 19115:2003

Dataset URI:

http://nsidc.org/data/irkub1b.html

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Data Identification Information:

Citation:

Citation Information:

Title: IceBridge Ku-Band Radar L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles
Date:
Date: 2010
Date Type:
Value: publication
CodeList: CI_DateTypeCode
Edition Date: 2010-11-09
Identifier: IRKUB1B
Cited Responsible Party:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC DAAC User Services
Organization Name: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Abstract:

The NASA IceBridge Ku-Band Radar L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles data set contains altimeter measurements over Greenland, the Arctic, and Antarctica acquired using the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) Ku-Band Radar Altimeter. The data set includes measurements for time, latitude, longitude, elevation, and surface, as well as flight path charts and echograms images. The data files are in binary, MATrix LABoratory (MATLAB), Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG), and Keyhole Markup Language (KML) formats. The data were collected as part of Operation IceBridge funded campaigns, and are available for periodic, ongoing campaigns from 26 March 2010 to the present via FTP.

Purpose:

Scientific Research

Credit:

The following example shows how to cite the use of this data set in a publication. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Leuschen, C., P. Gogineni, F. Rodriguez-Morales, J. Paden, and C. Allen. 2010, updated 2013. IceBridge Ku-Band Radar L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Status:

Value: underDevelopment
CodeList: MD_ProgressCode

Point of Contact:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Prasad Gogineni
Organization Name: University of Kansas
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 785 864-7734

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: 3012 Eaton Hall
City: Lawrence
Administrative Area: Kansas
Postal Code: 66045-7621
Country: USA
Email: gogineni@cresis.ku.edu

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: CIRES, 449 UCB
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Role:

Value: pointOfContact
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Maintenance Information:

Maintenance and Update Frequency:

Value: asNeeded
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Update Scope:

Value: dataset
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Value: series
CodeList: MD_ScopeCode

Value: attribute
CodeList: MD_ScopeCode

Contact:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: CIRES, 449 UCB
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

Contact Role:

Value: pointOfContact
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Descriptive Keywords:

Keywords

Keyword: Continent > Antarctica
Keyword: Continent > North America > Greenland
Keyword: Geographic Region > Arctic
Keyword Type:
Value: place
CodeList: MD_KeywordTypeCode
Keyword Thesaurus:

Citation Information:

Title: NASA / GCMD Location Keywords
Date:
Date: 2008-02-05
Date Type:
Value: revision
CodeList: CI_DateTypeCode

Keywords

Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Sea Ice > Sea Ice Elevation
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Sea Ice > Sea Ice Elevation
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Spectral/Engineering > Radar > Radar Imagery
Keyword Type:
Value: discipline
CodeList: MD_KeywordTypeCode
Keyword Thesaurus:

Citation Information:

Title: NASA / GCMD Science Keywords
Date:
Date: 2008-02-05
Date Type:
Value: revision
CodeList: CI_DateTypeCode

Keywords

Keyword: OIB > Operation Ice Bridge
Keyword Type:
Value: theme
CodeList: MD_KeywordTypeCode
Keyword Thesaurus:

Citation Information:

Title: NASA / GCMD Project Keywords
Date:
Date: 2008-01-24
Date Type:
Value: revision
CodeList: CI_DateTypeCode

Keywords

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
Keyword Type:
Value: theme
CodeList: MD_KeywordTypeCode

Dataset Constraints:

Legal Constraints:

Access Constraints:

Value: otherRestrictions
CodeList: MD_RestrictionCode

Use Constraints:

Value: otherRestrictions
CodeList: MD_RestrictionCode

Other Constraints:

Access Constraints : none

Use Constraints : none

Language:

eng; usa

Character Set:

Value: UTF8
CodeList: MD_CharacterSetCode

Topic Category:

Value: climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
CodeList: MD_topicCategoryCode

Topic Category:

Value: geoscientificInformation
CodeList: MD_topicCategoryCode

Topic Category:

Value: imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
CodeList: MD_topicCategoryCode

Extent Information:

Spatial Temporal Extent:

Geographic Element:

Bounding Coordinates:

 

Westbound Longitude: -180
Eastbound Longitude: 180
Southbound Latitude: -90
Northbound Latitude: 90

Temporal Element:

Time Period:

Begin Position: 20100326
End Position: Unknown

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Distribution Information:

Distributor Information:

Distributor Contact:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC DAAC User Services
Organization Name: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Distribution Format(s):

Data File Format:

Name: Keyhole Markup Language (.kml)
Specification: FTP 50 MB

Data File Format:

Name: MATLAB
Specification: FTP 602 GB

Data File Format:

Name: Binary
Specification: FTP 3.5 TB

Data File Format:

Name: Joint Photographic Expert Group (JPEG) (.jpg)
Specification: FTP 18 GB

Digital Transfer Options:

Online Transfer Options:

Online Resources:

Linkage: ftp://n5eil01u.ecs.nsidc.org/SAN2/ICEBRIDGE_FTP/IRKUB1B_KuBandXyEcho_v01/
Description: Data Access URL
Function:

Value: download
CodeList: CI_OnLineFunctionCode

Function:

Value:
CodeList: CI_OnLineFunctionCode

Linkage: http://nsidc.org/data/docs/daac/icebridge/irkub1b/index.html
Description: Documentation URL
Function:

Value: information
CodeList: CI_OnLineFunctionCode

Offline Transfer Options:

Offline Resources:

Name:

Value: onLine
CodeList: MD_MediumNameCode
Density: 50
Density Units: B
Medium Name: FTP

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Data Acquisition Information:

Instrument Information:

Instrument:

Name: Ku-Band Radar > Ku-Band Radar Altimeter
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: RADAR ALTIMETERS
Type: sensor

Platform Information:

Platform:

Name: AIRCRAFT
Description: satellite
Instrument: N/A

Platform:

Name: DC-8 > Douglas DC-8
Description: satellite
Instrument: N/A

Platform:

Name: P-3B > Lockheed P-3B Orion
Description: satellite
Instrument: N/A

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Metadata Views

ISO Text-Only

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in plain text

ISO XML

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in Extensible Markup Language (XML)

DIF HTML

NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Directory Interchange Format (DIF)

FGDC HTML

U.S. Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (CSDGM)