High-Resolution Rectified Aerial Photography for Collaborative Research of Environmental Change at Barrow, Alaska, USA: File List

DVD 1: Barrow Aerial Photography - 1948, 1949, 1955, 1962, and 1964

DVD 2: Barrow Aerial Photography - 1964, 1979, 1984, and 1997

Note: The data for 1964 are split between the two DVDs.

The geocorrected aerial photography for Barrow, Alaska are available on DVD. GeoTIFF and ESRI Shapefiles are available for each photograph acquisition period. Also available are readme, Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) metadata, and quality control documentation files.

File Naming Convention

.tif GeoTIFF image files
.shp ESRI Shapefiles
.tfw GeoTIFF world file
.dbf, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shx ESRI Shapefile accompanying files

The contents of the DVDs are described in the following tables.


DVD 1: Barrow Aerial Photography - 1948, 1949, 1955, 1962, and 1964; 4.17 GB total
Approximate
file size
File or directory name Description Format UTM zone Accompanying metadata
50.6 KB
0README_DVD1.html Readme file HTML    
2 KB
nsidc_readme.txt Readme file Text    
  photos1948/
83.8 MB
brw_rect_1948_25_06.tif Georectified 1948 aerial photo, 20 km scale, frame #6 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
105 MB
brw_rect_1948_25_10.tif Georectified 1948 aerial photo, 20 km scale, frame #10 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
102 MB
brw_rect_1948_25_12.tif Georectified 1948 aerial photo, 20 km scale, frame #12 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
82.2 MB
brw_rect_1948_25_48.tif Georectified 1948 aerial photo, 20 km scale, frame #48 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
163 MB
brw_rect_1948_25_53.tif Georectified 1948 aerial photo, 20 km scale, frame #53 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
1 KB
brw_rect_1948_index.shp Labeled index map for 1948 aerial photos Shapefile zone 4 .dbf, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shx, .xml
20 KB
1948-metadata.txt FGDC metadata file Text    
30 KB
1948-metadata.html FGDC metadata file HTML    
4.43 MB
QC_1948to2002.pdf 1948 Georectification Quality Control Report PDF    
  photos1949/
20.5 MB
brw_rect_1949_253.tif Georectified 1949 aerial photo, 10 km scale, frame #253 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
20 KB
1949-metadata.txt FGDC metadata file Text    
30 KB
1949-metadata.html FGDC metadata file HTML    
852 KB
QC_1949to2002.pdf 1949 Georectification Quality Control Report PDF    
  photos1955/
88.7 MB
brw_rect_1955_104_13524.tif Georectified 1955 aerial photo, 50 km scale, frame #13524 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
88.7 MB
brw_rect_1955_104_13535.tif Georectified 1955 aerial photo, 50 km scale, frame #13535 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
88.7 MB
brw_rect_1955_104_13551.tif Georectified 1955 aerial photo, 50 km scale, frame #13551 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
88.7 MB
brw_rect_1955_104_13561.tif Georectified 1955 aerial photo, 50 km scale, frame #13561 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
189 MB
brw_rect_1955_110_14203.tif Georectified 1955 aerial photo, 50 km scale, frame #14203 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
88.7 MB
brw_rect_1955_110_14204.tif Georectified 1955 aerial photo, 50 km scale, frame #14204 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
170 MB
brw_rect_1955_110_14205.tif Georectified 1955 aerial photo, 50 km scale, frame #14205 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
88.5 MB
brw_rect_1955_110_14219.tif Georectified 1955 aerial photo, 50 km scale, frame #14219 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
88.7 MB
brw_rect_1955_110_14220.tif Georectified 1955 aerial photo, 50 km scale, frame #14220 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
88.7 MB
brw_rect_1955_110_14223.tif Georectified 1955 aerial photo, 50 km scale, frame #14223 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
88.7 MB
brw_rect_1955_110_14227.tif Georectified 1955 aerial photo, 50 km scale, frame #14227 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
88.7 MB
brw_rect_1955_110_14233.tif Georectified 1955 aerial photo, 50 km scale, frame #14233 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
88.7 MB
brw_rect_1955_110_14234.tif Georectified 1955 aerial photo, 50 km scale, frame #14234 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
88.7 MB
brw_rect_1955_110_14235.tif Georectified 1955 aerial photo, 50 km scale, frame #14235 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
88.7 MB
brw_rect_1955_110_14236.tif Georectified 1955 aerial photo, 50 km scale, frame #14236 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
88.7 MB
brw_rect_1955_110_14251.tif Georectified 1955 aerial photo, 50 km scale, frame #14251 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
88.7 MB
brw_rect_1955_110_14252.tif Georectified 1955 aerial photo, 50 km scale, frame #14252 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
88.7 MB
brw_rect_1955_110_14254.tif Georectified 1955 aerial photo, 50 km scale, frame #14254 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
88.7 MB
brw_rect_1955_110_14264.tif Georectified 1955 aerial photo, 50 km scale, frame #14264 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
88.7 MB
brw_rect_1955_110_14289.tif Georectified 1955 aerial photo, 50 km scale, frame #14289 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
3 KB
brw_rect_1955_index.shp Labeled index map for 1955 aerial photos Shapefile zone 4 .dbf, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shx, .xml
20 KB
1955-metadata.txt FGDC metadata file Text    
31 KB
1955-metadata.html FGDC metadata file HTML    
10.8 MB
QC_1955to2002.pdf 1955 Georectification Quality Control Report PDF    
  photos1962/
87.1 MB
brw_rect_1962_10k_1.tif Georectified 1962 aerial photo, 10 km scale, frame #1 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
85.7 MB
brw_rect_1962_10k_2.tif Georectified 1962 aerial photo, 10 km scale, frame #2 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
87.8 MB
brw_rect_1962_10k_5.tif Georectified 1962 aerial photo, 10 km scale, frame #5 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
80.9 MB
brw_rect_1962_10k_6.tif Georectified 1962 aerial photo, 10 km scale, frame #6 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
80.4 MB
brw_rect_1962_10k_7.tif Georectified 1962 aerial photo, 10 km scale, frame #7 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
79.9 MB
brw_rect_1962_10k_8.tif Georectified 1962 aerial photo, 10 km scale, frame #8 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
80.4 MB
brw_rect_1962_10k_9.tif Georectified 1962 aerial photo, 10 km scale, frame #9 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
81.3 MB
brw_rect_1962_10k_10.tif Georectified 1962 aerial photo, 10 km scale, frame #10 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
82.3 MB
brw_rect_1962_10k_11.tif Georectified 1962 aerial photo, 10 km scale, frame #11 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
123 MB
brw_rect_1962_22k_1.tif Georectified 1962 aerial photo, 22 km scale, frame #1 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
71.5 MB
brw_rect_1962_2k_1.tif Georectified 1962 aerial photo, 2 km scale, frame #1 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
86.5 MB
brw_rect_1962_3k_4.tif Georectified 1962 aerial photo, 3 km scale, frame #4 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
89.0 MB
brw_rect_1962_5k_1.tif Georectified 1962 aerial photo, 5 km scale, frame #1 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
88.4 MB
brw_rect_1962_5k_2.tif Georectified 1962 aerial photo, 5 km scale, frame #2 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
87.4 MB
brw_rect_1962_5k_3.tif Georectified 1962 aerial photo, 5 km scale, frame #3 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
88.0 MB
brw_rect_1962_5k_4.tif Georectified 1962 aerial photo, 5 km scale, frame #4 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
88.4 MB
brw_rect_1962_5k_5.tif Georectified 1962 aerial photo, 5 km scale, frame #5 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
3 KB
brw_rect_1962_index.shp Labeled index map for 1962 aerial photos Shapefile zone 4 .dbf, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shx, .xml
21 KB
1962-metadata.txt FGDC metadata file Text    
32 KB
1962-metadata.html FGDC metadata file HTML    
2.22 MB
QC_1962to2002.pdf 1962 Georectification Quality Control Report PDF    
  photos1964/
88.2 MB
brw_rect_1964_10k_0.tif Georectified 1964 aerial photo, 10 km scale, frame #0 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
87.4 MB
brw_rect_1964_10k_1.tif Georectified 1964 aerial photo, 10 km scale, frame #1 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
89.0 MB
brw_rect_1964_10k_2.tif Georectified 1964 aerial photo, 10 km scale, frame #2 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
2 KB
brw_rect_1964_index.shp Labeled index map for 1964 aerial photos Shapefile zone 4 .dbf, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shx, .xml
21 KB
1964-metadata.txt FGDC metadata file Text    
32 KB
1964-metadata.html FGDC metadata file HTML    
1.9 MB
QC_1964to2002.pdf 1964 Georectification Quality Control Report PDF    

DVD 2: Barrow Aerial Photography - 1964, 1979, 1984, and 1997; 4.33 GB total
Approximate
file size
File or directory name Description Format UTM zone Accompanying metadata
27 KB
0README_DVD2.html Readme file HTML    
2 KB
nsidc_readme.txt Readme file Text    
  photos1964/
89.2 MB
brw_rect_1964_10k_3.tif Georectified 1964 aerial photo, 10 km scale, frame #3 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
89.0 MB
brw_rect_1964_10k_4.tif Georectified 1964 aerial photo, 10 km scale, frame #4 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
84.7 MB
brw_rect_1964_10k_5.tif Georectified 1964 aerial photo, 10 km scale, frame #5 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
84.9 MB
brw_rect_1964_10k_6.tif Georectified 1964 aerial photo, 10 km scale, frame #6 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
86.5 MB
brw_rect_1964_10k_7.tif Georectified 1964 aerial photo, 10 km scale, frame #7 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
87.0 MB
brw_rect_1964_10k_8.tif Georectified 1964 aerial photo, 10 km scale, frame #8 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
86.2 MB
brw_rect_1964_10k_9.tif Georectified 1964 aerial photo, 10 km scale, frame #9 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
87.3 MB
brw_rect_1964_10k_10.tif Georectified 1964 aerial photo, 10 km scale, frame #10 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
2 KB
brw_rect_1964_index.shp Labeled index map for 1964 aerial photos Shapefile zone 4 .dbf, .prj, . sbn, .sbx, .shx, .xml
22 KB
1946-metadata.txt FGDC metadata file Text    
32 KB
1946-metadata.html FGDC metadata file HTML    
1.9 MB
QC_1964to2002.pdf 1964 Georectification Quality Control Report PDF    
  photos1979/
174 MB
brw_ortho_1979_2997.tif Georectified 1979 aerial photo, 65 km scale, frame #2997 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
177 MB
brw_ortho_1979_3003.tif Georectified 1979 aerial photo, 65 km scale, frame #3003 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
182 MB
brw_ortho_1979_3004.tif Georectified 1979 aerial photo, 65 km scale, frame #3004 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
194 MB
brw_ortho_1979_3005.tif Georectified 1979 aerial photo, 65 km scale, frame #3005 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
211 MB
brw_ortho_1979_3024.tif Georectified 1979 aerial photo, 65 km scale, frame #3024 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
177 MB
brw_ortho_1979_3034.tif Georectified 1979 aerial photo, 65 km scale, frame #3034 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
1 KB
brw_rect_1979_index.shp Labeled index map for 1979 aerial photos Shapefile zone 4 .dbf, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shx, .xml
24 KB
1979-metadata.txt FGDC metadata file Text    
35 KB
1979-metadata.html FGDC metadata file HTML    
9.78 MB
QC_1979to2002.pdf 1979 Orthorectification Quality Control Report PDF    
  photos1984/
187 MB
brw_rect_1984_218x_01.tif Georectified 1984 aerial photo, 12 km scale, frame #1 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
179 MB
brw_rect_1984_218x_03.tif Georectified 1984 aerial photo, 12 km scale, frame #3 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
182 MB
brw_rect_1984_218x_05.tif Georectified 1984 aerial photo, 12 km scale, frame #5 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
178 MB
brw_rect_1984_218x_07.tif Georectified 1984 aerial photo, 12 km scale, frame #7 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
180 MB
brw_rect_1984_218x_09.tif Georectified 1984 aerial photo, 12 km scale, frame #9 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
182 MB
brw_rect_1984_218x_11.tif Georectified 1984 aerial photo, 12 km scale, frame #11 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
181 MB
brw_rect_1984_218x_13.tif Georectified 1984 aerial photo, 12 km scale, frame #13 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
176 MB
brw_rect_1984_218x_15.tif Georectified 1984 aerial photo, 12 km scale, frame #15 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
2 KB
brw_rect_1984_index.shp Labeled index map for 1984 aerial photos Shapefile zone 4 .dbf, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shx, .xml
22 KB
1984-metadata.txt FGDC metadata file Text    
33 KB
1984-metadata.html FGDC metadata HTML    
4.6 MB
QC_1984to2002.pdf 1984 Georectification Quality Control Report PDF    
  photos1997/
194 MB
brw_rect_1997_1_01.tif Georectified 1997 aerial photo, 12 km scale, frame #1 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
190 MB
brw_rect_1997_1_03.tif Georectified 1997 aerial photo, 12 km scale, frame #3 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
190 MB
brw_rect_1997_1_05.tif Georectified 1997 aerial photo, 12 km scale, frame #5 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
193 MB
brw_rect_1997_1_07.tif Georectified 1997 aerial photo, 12 km scale, frame #7 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
193 MB
brw_rect_1997_1_09.tif Georectified 1997 aerial photo, 12 km scale, frame #9 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
194 MB
brw_rect_1997_1_11.tif Georectified 1997 aerial photo, 12 km scale, frame #11 GeoTIFF zone 4 .tfw, .xml, .html, .txt
1 KB
brw_rect_1997_index.shp Labeled index map for 1997 aerial photos Shapefile zone 4 .dbf, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shx, .xml
22 KB
1997-metadata.txt FGDC metadata file Text    
33 KB
1997-metadata.html FGDC metadata file HTML    
4.91 MB
QC_1997to2002.pdf 1997 Georectification Quality Control Report PDF    

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