GLAS/ICESat L1A Global Engineering Data (HDF5)

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Entry ID

GLAH03

Summary

Level-1A global engineering data (GLAH03) include satellite housekeeping data used to calibrate data values for GLA01 and GLA02.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: 86°     S: -86°     E: 180°     W: -180°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Zwally, H., R. Schutz, and J. Abshire.
Dataset Title: GLAS/ICESat L1A Global Engineering Data (HDF5)
Dataset Release Date: 2013-04-15
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 33
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/glah03.html
Dataset DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/ICESAT/GLAS/DATA103

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 2003-02-20
Stop Date: 2009-10-11

Data Resolution

Temporal Resolution: 03:26:00

Location Keywords

  • GEOGRAPHIC REGION GLOBAL

Science Keywords

  • Spectral/Engineering Sensor Characteristics Total Temperature

Ancillary Keywords

  • DAAC
  • Engineering
  • EOSDIS
  • GLA03
  • GLAS
  • Housekeeping
  • ICESat
  • ISIPS
  • NASA
  • NSIDC

ISO Topic Category (View Definitions)

  • Geoscientific Information

Platform

  • ICESAT Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite
  • SATELLITES

Instrument

  • ALTIMETERS
  • GLAS Geoscience Laser Altimeter System
  • LIDAR Light Detection and Ranging

Project

  • ICESAT Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite

Data Set Progress

complete

Originating Center

NASA/GSFC/EOS/EO

Data Center

NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

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

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

Distribution

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 38 GB
Distribution Format: HDF

Personnel

David Hancock
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: David.W.Hancock@nasa.gov
Contact Address:

  • NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • ISIPS Manager
  • NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Wallops Flight Facility
  • Wallops Island, VA
  • USA

H. Jay Zwally
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 301 614-5643
Fax: 1 301 614-5644
Email: Jay.Zwally@nasa.gov
Contact Address:

  • NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Laboratory for Hydrospheric Processes
  • Laboratory for Hydrospheric Processes
  • NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Code 971

City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA

H. Jay Zwally
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 301 614-5643
Fax: 1 301 614-5644
Email: Jay.Zwally@nasa.gov
Contact Address:

  • NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Laboratory for Hydrospheric Processes
  • Laboratory for Hydrospheric Processes
  • NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Code 971

City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA

Robert Schutz
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:

  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Center for Space Research
  • GLAS Science Team Lead
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Center for Space Research

City: Austin
Province or State: TX
Postal Code: 78712-1085
Country: USA

James Abshire
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:

  • NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771

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
ICESat/GLAS Data at NSIDC

VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
ICESat/GLAS web site at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
ICESat/GLAS web site at NASA Wallops Flight Facility

VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
ICESat/GLAS web site at University of Texas

Reference

Bae, S. and B.E. Schutz. 2002. Precision attitude determination (PAD). GLAS algorithm theoretical basis document. Version 2.2. Austin, TX: Center for Space Research, University of Texas at Austin.

Center for Space Research. 'ICESat/GLAS.' January 2002. http://www.csr.utexas.edu/glas/.

Earth Science Data and Information System (ESDIS). 1996. EOS Ground System (EGS) Systems and Operations Concept. Greenbelt, MD: Goddard Space Flight Center.

Farrell, W.E. 1972. Deformation of the Earth by surface loads. Review of Geophysics and Space Physics 10: 761-797.

GLAS Science Team. 2000. Mission Operations Requirement Document (MORD) for the Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite (ICESat) Mission. Greenbelt, MD: Goddard Space Flight Center.

GLAS Science Team. 1997. GLAS Science Requirements. Version 2.01. Greenbelt, MD: Goddard Space Flight Center.

Heroux, D. 2000. Progress report on GLAS interface effort with ECS NOSE. Rev. 29 December 2000. Landover, MD: Emergent-IT/Raytheon.

Herring, T.A. and K. Quinn. 1999. Atmospheric delay correction to GLAS laser altimeter ranges. GLAS algorithm theoretical basis document. Version 1.0. Lanham, MD: Science Systems and Applications, Inc.

Jester, P., and D. Hancock. 2002. The Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document for Level 1A Processing, Version 1.2. Wallops Island, VA: Raytheon ITSS.

Jester, P., and J. Lee. 2002. GLAS standard data products specification - level 1. Version 6.0. Wallops Island, VA: Raytheon ITSS.

Lee, J. 2002. GSAS user's guide: Version 4.0. Wallops Island, VA: Raytheon ITSS.

McGarry, J.F., J. Abshire, X. Sun, J. Saba, A. Brenner, and D. Yi. 2002. GLAS flight science data selection algorithms for the altimeter (1064 nm), Version 4.15. Unpublished report.

Rim, H., and B. Schutz. 2002. Precision orbit determination. GLAS algorithm theoretical basis document. Version 2.2. Austin, TX: Center for Space Research, University of Texas at Austin.

Schutz, B. 2002. Laser footprint location (geolocation) and surface profiles. GLAS algorithm theoretical basis document. Version 3.0. Austin, TX: Center for Space Research, University of Texas at Austin.

Yi, D., J. Minster, and C. Bentley. 1999. Ocean tidal loading corrections. GLAS algorithm theoretical basis document. Version 1.0. Greenbelt, MD: Goddard Space Flight Center.

Zwally, H.J., B. Schutz, W. Abdalati, J. Abshire, C. Bentley, A. Brenner, J. Bufton, J. Dezio, D. Hancock, D. Harding, T. Herring, B. Minster, K. Quinn, S. Palm, J. Spinhirne, and R. Thomas. 2002. ICESAT's laser measurements of polar ice, atmosphere, ocean, and land. Journal of Geodynamics 34: 405-445.

Zwally, H.J., B. Schutz, D. Hancock, and A. Brenner. 2000. ICESat/GLAS Standard Data Products in HDF and SCF Formats. Version 1.2. Greenbelt, MD: Goddard Space Flight Center.

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Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2013-04-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-02-21

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