Data Set ID:

IceBridge Paroscientific L1B Pressure Altimeter Time-Tagged Air Pressure, Version 1

This data set contains static pressure values for 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.

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Geographic Coverage

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

Spatial Resolution:
  • Varies x Varies
Temporal Coverage
  • 2008-12-29
(updated 2014)
Temporal Resolution:
  • Atmospheric Pressure > Atmospheric Pressure Measurements
Sensor(s): PRS Altimeter
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text (.txt)
  • XML
Data Contributor(s): Donald Blankenship, Scott Kempf, Duncan Young

Data Citation

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Blankenship, D. D., S. D. Kempf, and D. A. Young. 2012, updated 2014. IceBridge Paroscientific L1B Pressure Altimeter Time-Tagged Air Pressure, Version 1. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. [Date Accessed].

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