IceBridge UAF Lidar Scanner L1B Geolocated Surface Elevation Triplets

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Entry ID

ILAKS1B

Summary

This data set contains contains scanning laser altimetry data points of Alaska Glaciers acquired using the airborne University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Glacier Lidar system. The data were collected as part of NASA Operation IceBridge funded campaigns.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: 72°     S: 55°     E: -130°     W: -156°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Larsen, C.
Dataset Title: IceBridge UAF Lidar Scanner L1B Geolocated Surface Elevation Triplets
Dataset Release Date: 2010-11-08updated 2014
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC DAAC: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ilaks1b.html

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 2009-08-19

Data Resolution

Latitude Resolution: 20 cm
Longitude Resolution: 20 cm
Temporal Resolution: 1 year

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT NORTH AMERICA UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ALASKA

Science Keywords

  • Cryosphere Glaciers/Ice Sheets Glacier Topography/Ice Sheet Topography

Ancillary Keywords

  • Airborne Laser Altimetry
  • Alaska
  • glacier profile
  • glaciers
  • Glacier Surface
  • IceBridge
  • Lidar
  • NASA
  • NSIDC
  • NSIDC DAAC

ISO Topic Category (View Definitions)

  • Elevation

Platform

  • DHC-3 DeHavilland Otter

Project

  • OIB Operation Ice Bridge

Data Set Progress

in work

Originating Center

UAK-F/GI

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: 115 GB
Distribution Format: Binary

Distribution Size: 7 MB
Distribution Format: XML

Personnel

Chris Larsen
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: Chris.Larsen@gi.alaska.edu
Contact Address:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Geophysical Institute

City: Fairbanks
Province or State: AK
Postal Code: 99775
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
Alaskan Glacier Laser Altimetry Web site

VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
IceBridge Product Web Site

VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
NASA IceBridge Mission

VIEW RELATED INFORMATION
IceBridge UAF Lidar Profiler L1B Geolocated Surface Elevation Triplets

Reference

Kwok, R., G. F. Cunningham, S. S. Manizade, and W. B. Krabill. 2012. Arctic sea ice freeboard from IceBridge acquisitions in 2009: Estimates and comparisons with ICESat. Journal of Geophysical Research 117: C02018. doi:10.1029/2011JC007654.

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2010-11-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-12-16

Metadata Views

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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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