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IAKST1B

IceBridge KT19 IR Surface Temperature, Version 1

The NASA IceBridge KT19 IR Surface Temperature data set contains surface temperature measurements of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice and land ice acquired using the Heitronics KT19.85 Series II Infrared Radiation Pyrometer alongside the NASA Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) instrument onboard the NASA P-3 and NASA DC-8 aircrafts. The data were collected as part of the Operation IceBridge funded survey campaigns.

Geographic Coverage

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

  • N: -53, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180

Spatial Resolution:
  • 15 m x 15 m
Temporal Coverage:
  • 12 October 2011
(updated 2014)
Temporal Resolution: Varies
Parameter(s):
  • Sea Ice > Ice Temperature
  • Snow/Ice > Snow/Ice Temperature
Platform(s) DC-8, P-3B
Sensor(s): KT19 Pyrometer
Data Format(s):
  • XML
  • ASCII Text
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): William Krabill, Eric Buzay

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, W. B. and E. Buzay. 2012, updated 2014. IceBridge KT19 IR Surface Temperature, 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/I883KXU7ZO8O. [Date Accessed].
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