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High Resolution Lidar Digital Elevation Models and Low Resolution Shaded Relief Maps of Antarctica from USGS

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Entry ID

ANTARCTIC_DEM

Summary

Lidar high-resolution elevation digital elevation model data and low-resolution shaded relief maps of Antarctica are available for download from the U.S. Antarctic Resource Center. These are interim data and will be replaced by the final data files when they are complete. The data cover portions of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Royal Society and Convoy Ranges, White Island, Ross Island of Antarctica.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: -62.83°     S: -90°     E: 180°     W: -180°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: U.S. Geological Survey
Dataset Title: High Resolution Lidar Digital Elevation Models and Low Resolution Shaded Relief Maps of Antarctica from USGS
Dataset Release Date: 2012-02-28
Dataset Release Place: Washington, District of Columbia USA
Dataset Publisher: USGS: U.S. Geological Survey
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/antarctic_dem.html

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT ANTARCTICA

Science Keywords

  • Land Surface Topography Terrain Elevation
  • Land Surface Topography Topographical Relief

Ancillary Keywords

  • Dem
  • digital elevation models
  • high resolution
  • hi-res
  • Lidar
  • shaded relief maps

ISO Topic Category (View Definitions)

  • Elevation

Platform

  • DEM Digital Elevation Model
  • MODELS

Instrument

  • LIDAR Light Detection and Ranging

Quality

These are interim data and will be replaced with final versions when they are completed.

Access Constraints

No constraints.

Use Constraints

Please cite U.S. Geological Survey.

Data Set Progress

in work

Data Center

United States Antarctic Resource Center, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior
Data Center URL: http://usarc.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel

Name: Angel Luis Gonzalez
Phone: 1 703 648-6010
Fax: 1 703 648-5080
Email: agonzalez@usgs.gov
Contact Address:

  • U.S. Geological Survey
  • 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
  • MS-515

City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA

Distribution

Distribution Media: Online (HTTP)
Distribution Format: TIFF

Personnel

Gene R. Major
Role: METADATA AUTHOR
Email: gcmduso@gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2012-02-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-14

Metadata Views

DIF Text-Only

Directory Interchange Format (DIF) in plain text

DIF XML

Directory Interchange Format (DIF) in Extensible Markup Language (XML)

FGDC HTML

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

ISO HTML

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 19115:2003 Geographic Information Metadata

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