IceBridge Accumulation Radar L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles

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Entry ID

IRACC1B

Summary

This data set contains radar echograms taken over Greenland and Antarctica using the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) Accumulation Radar instrument. The data were collected as part of Operation IceBridge funded 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: Leuschen, C.
Dataset Title: IceBridge Accumulation Radar L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles
Dataset Release Date: 2014-06-30updated 2015
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NASA NSIDC DAAC: NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center
Version: 2
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/iracc1b.html
Dataset DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/0ZY1XYHNIQNY

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 2013-03-21

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT NORTH AMERICA GREENLAND

Science Keywords

  • Cryosphere Glaciers/Ice Sheets Glacier Topography/Ice Sheet Topography
  • Cryosphere Sea Ice Sea Ice Elevation
  • Cryosphere Snow/Ice Snow Cover
  • Oceans Sea Ice Sea Ice Elevation
  • Spectral/Engineering Radar Radar Imagery
  • Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice Snow Cover

Ancillary Keywords

  • IceBridge
  • IceBridge-project
  • Imagery
  • NASA
  • NSIDC DAAC
  • Radar
  • Sea Ice
  • Snow Cover
  • Snow cover over sea ice
  • Topography

ISO Topic Category (View Definitions)

  • Climatology/Meteorology/Atmosphere
  • Imagery/Base Maps/Earth Cover

Platform

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

Instrument

  • Accumulation Radar Accumulation Radar

Project

  • OIB Operation Ice Bridge

Data Set Progress

in work

Originating Center

UKS/CRESIS

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

NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

Data Center Personnel

Name: NSIDC User Services
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

Distribution

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 115 GB
Distribution Format: NetCDF

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 39 MB
Distribution Format: XML

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 2 GB
Distribution Format: Joint Photographic Expert Group (JPEG) (.jpg)

Personnel

Carl Leuschen
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: leuschen@cresis.ku.edu
Contact Address:

  • University of Kansas

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
CReSIS Web site

VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
IceBridge Product Web Site

VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
NASA IceBridge Mission Web Site

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Version 01 binary IceBridge Accumulation Radar L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles

Reference

Lewis, C. 2010. Airborne UHF Radar for Fine Resolution Mapping of Near Surface Accumulation Layers in Greenland and West Antarctica, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science: Master's Thesis, University of Kansas.

Lewis, C., A. Patel, H. Owen, F. Rodriguez-Morales, C. Leuschen, S. A. Seguin, J. Ledford, K. Player, and S. Gogineni. 2009. A Radar Suite for Ice Sheet Accumulation Measurements and Near-Surface Internal Layer Mapping, Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, IEEE International, IGARSS 2009, pp.V-441 - V-444, doi: 10.1109/IGARSS.2009.5417635.

Rodriguez-Morales, F., P. Gogineni, C. Leuschen, C. T. Allen, C. Lewis, A. Patel, L. Shi, W. Blake, B. Panzer, K. Byers, R. Crowe, L. Smith, and C. Gifford. 2010. Development of a Multi-Frequency Airborne Radar Instrumentation Package for Ice Sheet Mapping and Imaging, Proc. 2010 IEEE Int. Microwave Symp., Anaheim, CA, May 2010, 157-160.

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2014-06-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2015-09-03

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