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IceBridge WISE L2 Geolocated Ice Thickness and Surface Elevation

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Entry ID

IRWIS2

Summary

This data set contains depth sounder measurements of elevation, surface, bottom, and thickness for Alaska taken from the Warm Ice Sounding Explorer (WISE). The data were collected as part of Operation IceBridge funded aircraft survey campaigns.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: 61.7°     S: 58.7°     E: -137.1°     W: -148.6°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Rignot, E., J. Mouginot, C. Larsen, Y. Gim, and D. Kirchner.
Dataset Title: IceBridge WISE L2 Geolocated Ice Thickness and Surface Elevation
Dataset Release Date: 2013-11-26
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/irwis2.html

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 2012-03-16
Stop Date: 2012-03-25

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT NORTH AMERICA UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ALASKA

Science Keywords

  • Cryosphere Snow/Ice Ice Depth/Thickness Ice Thickness

Ancillary Keywords

  • IceBridge
  • Ice Thickness
  • NASA
  • NSIDC DAAC
  • NSIDC > National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • Radar Echo Sounders
  • Surface Elevation

ISO Topic Category (View Definitions)

  • Climatology/Meteorology/Atmosphere

Platform

  • DHC-3 DeHavilland Otter

Instrument

  • WISE Warm Ice Sounding Explorer

Project

  • OIB Operation Ice Bridge

Data Set Progress

in work

Originating Center

UC-IRVINE/PHYSSCI/ESS

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

Personnel

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

Eric Rignot
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:

  • University of California, Irvine
  • Department of Earth System Science
  • Croul Hall

City: Irvine
Province or State: California
Postal Code: 92697
Country: USA

Jeremie Mouginot
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:

  • University of California, Irvine
  • Department of Earth System Science
  • Croul Hall

City: Irvine
Province or State: California
Postal Code: 92697
Country: USA

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

Young Gim
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: Yonggyu.Gim@jpl.nasa.gov
Contact Address:

  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • M/S 300-241
  • 4800 Oak Grove Drive

City: Pasadena
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 91109
Country: USA

Donald Kirchner
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: donald-kirchner@uiowa.edu
Contact Address:

  • University of Iowa
  • Department of Physics and Astronomy

City: Iowa City
Province or State: IA
Country: USA

Related URL

VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
IceBridge Product Web Site

VIEW RELATED INFORMATION
U. of California, Irvine, Dept. of Earth System Science, Rignot Research Group

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2013-11-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-07-08

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