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BLATM1B

Pre-IceBridge ATM L1B Qfit Elevation and Return Strength, Version 1

The NASA Pre-IceBridge ATM Level-1B Qfit Elevation and Return Strength (BLATM1B) data set contains spot elevation measurements of Arctic, Greenland, and Antarctic sea ice and ice surface acquired using the NASA Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) instrumentation. The data are stored in qfit binary format and are available via FTP for periodic campaigns from 23 June 1993 to 30 October 2008.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 90, S: 60, E: 180, W: -180

  • N: -53, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 23 June 1993 to 30 October 2008
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Glacier Elevation/Ice Sheet Elevation
Platform(s) AIRCRAFT, DC-8, P-3B
Sensor(s): ATM
Data Format(s):
  • Binary
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): William Krabill

Data Citation

As a condition of using these data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Krabill, William B 2012. Pre-IceBridge ATM L1B Qfit Elevation and Return Strength, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/8Q93SAT2LG3Q. [Date Accessed].
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