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IceBridge PARIS L2 Ice Thickness

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Entry ID

IRPAR2

Summary

The NASA IceBridge PARIS Level-2 Ice Thickness (IRPAR2) data set contains Greenland ice thickness measurements acquired using the Pathfinder Advanced Radar Ice Sounder (PARIS). The data files are in ASCII text format and contain fields for latitude, longitude, time, ice thickness, aircraft altitude, and confidence of thickness measurement. The data were collected as part of Operation IceBridge funded campaigns, and are available via FTP for ten days spanning 01 April 2009 to 02 May 2009.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: 84°     S: 60°     E: -11°     W: -73°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Raney, Keith
Dataset Title: IceBridge PARIS L2 Ice Thickness
Dataset Release Date: 2010-06-28
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/irpar2.html

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 2009-04-01
Stop Date: 2009-05-02

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT NORTH AMERICA GREENLAND

Science Keywords

  • Cryosphere Sea Ice Ice Depth/Thickness
  • Cryosphere Snow/Ice Ice Depth/Thickness

Ancillary Keywords

  • IceBridge
  • Ice Thickness
  • NASA
  • NSIDC
  • NSIDC DAAC

ISO Topic Category (View Definitions)

  • Climatology/Meteorology/Atmosphere

Platform

  • AIRCRAFT
  • P-3B Lockheed P-3B Orion

Instrument

  • RADAR ECHO SOUNDERS

Project

  • OIB Operation Ice Bridge

Data Set Progress

complete

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: 12 MB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)

Personnel

Matthew Linkswiler
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: matthew.a.linkswiler@nasa.gov
Contact Address:

  • NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Wallops Flight Facility
  • Wallops Flight Facility

City: Wallops Island
Province or State: Virginia
Postal Code: 23337-5099
Country: USA

Keith Raney
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: keith.raney@jhuapl.edu
Contact Address:

  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Applied Physics Laboratory
  • 11100 Johns Hopkins Road

City: Laurel
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20723
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
NASA Pathfinder Advanced Radar Ice Sounder Web page

VIEW RELATED INFORMATION
IceBridge Product Web Site

Reference

Refer to the NASA Earth Science Project Office Operation IceBridge Home Page for in-depth information on the science mission and goal of the IceBridge project: http://www.espo.nasa.gov/oib/

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2010-06-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-04

Metadata Views

DIF Text-Only

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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