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

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Identification Information:

Dataset Identifier:

ANTARCTIC_DEM

Citation:

Citation Information:

Originator: U.S. Geological Survey
Publication Date: 20120228
Title: High Resolution Lidar Digital Elevation Models and Low Resolution Shaded Relief Maps of Antarctica from USGS
Publication Information:
Publication Place: Washington, District of Columbia USA
Publisher: USGS: U.S. Geological Survey
Online Linkage: http://nsidc.org/data/antarctic_dem.html

Description:

Abstract:

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.

Purpose: scientific research

Documentation:

User's Guide:

Citation Information:

Originator: U.S. Geological Survey
Publication Date: 20120228
Title: High Resolution Lidar Digital Elevation Models and Low Resolution Shaded Relief Maps of Antarctica from USGS
Publication Information:
Publication Place: Washington, District of Columbia USA
Publisher: USGS: U.S. Geological Survey
Online Linkage: http://gcmd.nasa.gov/KeywordSearch/Metadata.do?Portal=amd&MetadataView=Full&EntryId=ANTARCTIC_DEM

Time Period of Content:

Time Period Information:

Range of Dates/Times:

Beginning Date: Unknown
Ending Date: Unknown

Currentness Reference: publication date

Status:

Progress: In work
Maintenance and Update Frequency: Unknown

Spatial Domain:

Bounding Coordinates:

 

West Bounding Coordinate: -180°
East Bounding Coordinate: 180°
North Bounding Coordinate: -62.83°
South Bounding Coordinate: -90°

Keywords:

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Land Surface Topography Terrain Elevation
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Land Surface Topography Topographical Relief

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: None
Theme Keyword:

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
Theme Keyword: LIDAR Light Detection and Ranging

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
Theme Keyword: DEM Digital Elevation Model
Theme Keyword: MODELS

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Categories
Theme Keyword: elevation

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: None
Theme Keyword: Dem
Theme Keyword: digital elevation models
Theme Keyword: high resolution
Theme Keyword: hi-res
Theme Keyword: Lidar
Theme Keyword: shaded relief maps

Place:

Place Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
Place Keyword: Continent Antarctica

Access Constraints:

No constraints.

Use Constraints:

Please cite U.S. Geological Survey.

Point of Contact:

Contact Information:

Contact Person Primary:

Contact Person: Gene R. Major

Contact Address:

Address Type: mailing
City: Unknown
State or Province: Unknown
Postal Code: Unknown

Contact Voice Telephone: Unknown
Contact Electronic Mail Address: gcmduso@gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov

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Distribution Information:

Distributor:

Contact Information:

Contact Organization Primary:

Contact Organization: United States Antarctic Resource Center, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior
Contact Person: Angel Luis Gonzalez

Contact Address:

Address Type: mailing
Address:
  • U.S. Geological Survey
  • 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
  • MS-515
City: Reston
State or Province: VA
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 703 648-6010
Contact Facsimile Telephone: 1 703 648-5080
Contact Electronic Mail Address: agonzalez@usgs.gov

Resource Description:

ANTARCTIC_DEM

Distribution Liability:

NSIDC cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NSIDC makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.

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Metadata Reference Information:

Metadata Date:

20140314

Metadata Review Date:

20140314

Metadata Contact:

Contact Information:

Contact Person Primary:

Contact Person: Angel Luis Gonzalez
Contact Organization: United States Antarctic Resource Center, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior

Contact Address:

Address Type: mailing
Address:
  • U.S. Geological Survey
  • 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
  • MS-515
City: Reston
State or Province: VA
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 703 648-6010
Contact Facsimile Telephone: 1 703 648-5080
Contact Electronic Mail Address: agonzalez@usgs.gov

Metadata Standard Name:

FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata: Extensions for Remote Sensing Metadata

Metadata Standard Version:

FGDC-STD-012-2002

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Metadata Views

FGDC Text-Only

Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) in plain text

FGDC XML

Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) in Extensible Markup Language (XML)

DIF HTML

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

ISO HTML

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