IceBridge ATM L1B Qfit Elevation and Return Strength

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Entry ID

ILATM1B

Summary

This data set contains spot elevation measurements of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice, and Greenland, Antarctic Peninsula, and West Antarctic region ice surface acquired using the NASA Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) instrumentation. The data were collected as part of Operation IceBridge funded aircraft survey campaigns.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: -53°     S: -90°     E: 180°     W: -180°    
N: 90°     S: 60°     E: 180°     W: -180°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Krabill, W. B.
Dataset Title: IceBridge ATM L1B Qfit Elevation and Return Strength
Dataset Release Date: 2010-06-17updated 2013
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/ilatm1b.html

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 2009-03-31
Stop Date: 2012-11-08

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT ANTARCTICA
  • CONTINENT NORTH AMERICA GREENLAND
  • GEOGRAPHIC REGION ARCTIC

Science Keywords

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

Ancillary Keywords

  • ATM
  • Elevation
  • IceBridge
  • Lidar Return Signal
  • NASA
  • NSIDC
  • NSIDC DAAC
  • Surface Elevation

ISO Topic Category (View Definitions)

  • Climatology/Meteorology/Atmosphere
  • Elevation

Platform

  • AIRCRAFT
  • DC-8 Douglas DC-8
  • P-3B Lockheed P-3B Orion

Instrument

  • ATM Airborne Topographic Mapper

Project

  • OIB Operation Ice Bridge

Data Set Progress

in work

Originating Center

NASA/GSFC/WFF/OSB

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: 553 GB
Distribution Format: Binary

Personnel

William B. Krabill
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: William.B.Krabill@nasa.gov
Contact Address:

  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • Wallops Flight Facility
  • Building N159 Room E201
  • Mailstop 972.0

City: Wallops Island
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 23337
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
IceBridge Product Web Site

VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
NASA Airborne Topographic Mapper Web Site

VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
NASA IceBridge Mission

VIEW RELATED INFORMATION
IceBridge ATM L2 Icessn Elevation, Slope, and Roughness

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2010-06-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-09-22

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