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Data Set ID:
IAPRS0

IceBridge Paroscientific L0 Pressure Altimeter Raw Air Pressure, Version 1

The NASA IceBridge Paroscientific L0 Pressure Altimeter Raw Air Pressure (IAPRS0) data set contains air pressure readings taken over Antarctica using the Paroscientific Digiquartz Transmitter. The data were collected by scientists working on the Investigating the Cryospheric Evolution of the Central Antarctic Plate (ICECAP) project, which is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) with additional support from NASA Operation IceBridge. The data are stored in ASCII text format and are available for periodic, ongoing campaigns from 2009 to the present via FTP.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: -53, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 2009
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Atmospheric Pressure > Atmospheric Pressure Measurements
Platform(s) AIRCRAFT, BT-67
Sensor(s): PRESSURE SENSORS, PRS Altimeter
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Donald Blankenship, Scott Kempf, Duncan Young

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.

Blankenship, Donald D., Scott Kempf, Duncan Young 2011. IceBridge Paroscientific L0 Pressure Altimeter Raw Air Pressure, 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/APEIXBVTIYMI. [Date Accessed].
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