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High-Resolution Rectified Aerial Photography for Collaborative Research of Environmental Change at Barrow, Alaska, USA

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Entry ID

ARCSS306

Summary

This data set includes aerial photography of Barrow, Alaska, which has been geocorrected to a 2002 QuickBird satellite image or Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (IFSAR) imagery. Photography included in the set is from these specific dates, from 1948 to 1997: 4 August 1948, 29 July 1949, 12-14 August 1955, 12-24 August 1962, 14 July 1964, 15 July 1979, 31 August 1984, and 16 July 1997.

Data are in GeoTIFF and ESRI Shapefile formats with FGDC compliant metadata. Data on DVD are available for ordering. Note: The data for 14 July 1964 span both DVDs.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: 71.45°     S: 70.9°     E: -155.4°     W: -157.47°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: L. R. Lestak, W. F. Manley, P. M. Sturtevant, J. A. Maslanik, C. E. Tweedie, and J. Brown
Dataset Title: High-Resolution Rectified Aerial Photography for Collaborative Research of Environmental Change at Barrow, Alaska, USA
Dataset Release Date: 2007-05-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/arcss306.html

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 1948-08-04
Stop Date: 1948-08-04

Start Date: 1949-07-29
Stop Date: 1949-07-29

Start Date: 1955-08-12
Stop Date: 1955-08-14

Start Date: 1962-08-12
Stop Date: 1962-08-24

Start Date: 1964-07-14
Stop Date: 1964-07-14

Start Date: 1979-07-15
Stop Date: 1979-07-15

Start Date: 1984-08-31
Stop Date: 1984-08-31

Start Date: 1997-07-16
Stop Date: 1997-07-16

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT NORTH AMERICA UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ALASKA BARROW

Science Keywords

  • Spectral/Engineering Visible Wavelengths Visible Imagery Aerial Photography

Ancillary Keywords

  • Aerial Photography
  • Alaska
  • ARCSS306
  • ARCSS Data Coordination Center
  • Barrow
  • Digital Elevation Model
  • Digital Mapping
  • Digital Surface Model
  • GIS
  • IFSAR
  • Maps
  • NSIDC > National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • OPP-0100120
  • OPP-0224071
  • ORRI > Orthorectified Radar Imagery
  • QuickBird
  • Visible Imagery

ISO Topic Category (View Definitions)

  • Geoscientific Information

Platform

  • AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS
  • QUICKBIRD DigitalGlobe's QuickBird

Instrument

  • CAMERAS
  • IFSAR Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar
  • QUICKBIRD/BHRC-60 QuickBird Ball High Resolution Camera 60

Project

  • NSF/OPP Division of Polar Programs, Antarctic Research, Glaciology

Quality

Investigators have provided a quality control report for the data from each of the eight date ranges. These can be found in the directory for each year.

Data Set Progress

complete

Originating Center

ARCSS

Data Center

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

The Advanced Cooperative Arctic Data & Information Service
Data Center URL: nsidc.org

Data Center Personnel

Name: ACADIS User Services
Phone: 303 492-6199 x
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
Contact Address:

  • University of Colorado
  • 449 UCB

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Distribution

Distribution Media: DVD
Distribution Size: 8.5 GB
Distribution Format: ESRI Shapefiles (.shp, .shx, .dbf, and .prj)

Distribution Media: DVD
Distribution Size: 8.5 GB
Distribution Format: Geographic Tagged Image File Format (GeoTIFF) (.geotiff)

Personnel

Leanne R. Lestak
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:

  • Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES)
  • University of Colorado
  • 216 UCB

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0216
Country: USA

William F. Manley
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:

  • Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR)
  • 450 UCB
  • University of Colorado

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO

Paige M. Sturtevant
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:

  • Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES)
  • University of Colorado
  • 216 UCB

City: Boulder
Province or State: Colorado
Postal Code: 80309-0216
Country: USA

Jim Maslanik
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 303 492-6199
Fax: 1 303 492-2468
Email: nsidc@kryos.colorado.edu
Contact Address:

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309

Craig Tweedie
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: ctweedie@utep.edu
Contact Address:

  • University of Texas at El Paso
  • Department of Biology
  • 500 University Blvd.
  • Biology Bldg., Room 226

City: El Paso
Province or State: TX
Postal Code: 79968-0513
Country: USA

Jerry Brown
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 508 457-4982
Fax: 1 508 457-4982
Email: jerrybrown@igc.apc.org
Contact Address:

  • International Permafrost Association
  • PO Box 7

City: Woods Hole
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02543
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

Related URL

VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
Barrow Area Information Database - Internet MapServer

VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
Barrow Area Information Database - Internet Map Server

VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
Imagery and Related GIS Data for Barrow, Alaska, USA

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Alaska North Slope 100 m Digital Elevation Model (DEM)

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Point Barrow, Alaska and Vicinity Bathymetry

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Polar Ice Sheet DEMs and Elevation Data

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Reduced-Resolution IFSAR Imagery and Related Data for Barrow, Alaska, USA

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Reduced-Resolution QuickBird Imagery and Related GIS Layers for Barrow, Alaska, USA

Reference

Barrow Area Information Database - Internet Map Server. http://www.baidims.org Brown, J. and P. L. Johnson. 1965. Pedo-ecological investigation, Barrow, Alaska. U.S. Army CRREL Technical Report 159.

Brown, J. and P. L. Johnson. 1966. U.S. Army CRREL Topographic Map, Barrow, Alaska (1:25,000). U.S. Army CRREL Special Report 101.

Manley, W. F., L. R. Lestak, C. E. Tweedie, and J. A. Maslanik. 2005. High-resolution radar imagery, digital elevation models, and related GIS layers for Barrow, Alaska, USA. Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. DVD.

Manley, W. F., L. R. Lestak, C. E. Tweedie, and J. A. Maslanik. 2006. High-resolution QuickBird imagery and related GIS layers for Barrow, Alaska, USA. Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. DVD.

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2007-05-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-12

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