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IceBridge Data

NASA's Operation IceBridge Aircraft Missions

Operation IceBridge Greenland/Arctic Sea Ice 2013

Note: Highlighted flights are CryoSat-2 underflights

Date
(mm/dd/yyyy)
P-3B
Flight #
Mission ATM DMS Snow radar Ku-Band radar Accumulation radar MCoRDS KT19
2013-03-20 F01 Sea Ice - CryoSat-2 x x x x x x x
2013-03-21 F02 Sea Ice - Laxon Line x x x x x x x
2013-03-22 to 2013-03-23 F03 Sea Ice - Beaufort-Chukchi Diamond x x x x x   x
2013-03-23 F04 Sea Ice - East Beaufort x x x x x   x
2013-03-24 to 2013-03-25 F05 Sea Ice - SIZRS ZigZag x x x x x   x
2013-03-26 F06 Sea Ice - South Basin Transect x x x x x   x
2013-03-27 F07 Sea Ice - Zigzag East – Nares Strait x x x x x   x
2013-04-02 F09 North Central Gap 02 x x x x x x x
2013-04-04 F10 Jakobshavn 01 x x x x x x x
2013-04-05 F11 Helheim-Kangerdlugssuaq x x x x x x x
2013-04-06 F12 Jakobshavn-Eqip-Store x x x x x x x
2013-04-08 F13 Southwest Coastal 03 x x x x x x x
2013-04-09 F14 Southeast Glaciers 02 x x x x x x x
2013-04-10 F15 Jakobshavn 02 x x x x x x x
2013-04-11 F16 Geikie 04 x x x x x x x
2013-04-12 F17 Baffin 02 x x x x x x x
2013-04-15 F18 East Central Grid 02 x x x x x x x
2013-04-18 F19 Northwest Glaciers 02 x x x x x x x
2013-04-19 F21 Humboldt-Petermann 01 (shortened) x x x x x x x
2013-04-22 F22 Sea Ice Canada Basin North x x x x x x x
2013-04-23 F23 North-Central Gap 02 x x x x x x x
2013-04-24 F24 Sea Ice - North Pole Transect x x x x x   x
2013-04-26 F26 North Glaciers 01 (shortened) x x x x x x x
Date
(mm/dd/yyyy)
C-130 Hercules Flight # Mission LVIS-GH LVIS LVIS POS-AV LVIS Camera
10/31/2013 1 LVIS SEA ICE - SOUTH BASIN TRANSECT x x x x
11/01/2013 2 LVIS LAND ICE - NW GRID x x x x
11/04/2013 3 LVIS, LVIS GH C130 OIB NW Coastal Grid Flight x x x x
11/05/2013 4 LVIS/LVIS-GH Cryosat-2 Underflight x x x x
11/06/2013 5 LVIS, LVIS-GH C130 OIB N Central Gap Flight x x x x
11/08/2013 6 LVIS/LVIS-GH C130 OIB Jakobshavn Icesat Flight x x x x
11/09/2013 7 LVIS/LVIS-GH C130 OIB Jakobshavn Grid x x x x
11/12/2013 8 LVIS/LVIS-GH C130 OIB Cryosat-2 Underflight x x x x
11/14/2013 9 LVIS/LVIS-GH C130 NW Grid 3 Flight x x x x

Operation IceBridge Greenland/Arctic Sea Ice 2012

Note: Highlighted flights are CryoSat-2 underflights

Date
(mm/dd/yyyy)
P-3B
Flight #
Mission ATM MCoRDS Snow radar Ku-Band radar Accumulation radar DMS KT19 Skin Temp. Gravimeter Magnetometer
2012-03-14 F01 North Basin Transect/Thule-Fairbanks x   x x x x x x
2012-03-15 F02 Beaufort-Chukchi Zigzag x   x x x x x x
2012-03-16 F03 Beaufort-Chukchi Diamond x   x x x x x x
2012-03-17 F04 Alaska Coastal Zigzag A x   x x x x x x
2012-03-19 F05 South Basin Transect /Thule-Fairbanks x   x x x x x x
2012-03-21 F06 North Pole Transect x   x x x x x x
2012-03-22 F07 Connor Corridor/Envisat ground track x   x x x x x x x
2012-03-23 F08 Canada Basin x   x x x x x x x
2012-03-26 F09 Wingham Box x   x x x x x x x
2012-03-27 F10 ZigZag East & Inglefield Bredning/Qaanaaq x   x x x x x x x
2012-03-28 F11 CryoSat-2 underflight & Inglefield Bredning/Qaanaaq x   x x   x x x x
2012-03-29 F12 ZigZag West (modified) & ESA CryoVEx x   x x x x x x x
2012-03-30 F13 Cryoland x x x x x x x x x
2012-04-02 F14 Fram Gateway (modified) & ESA CryoVEx x   x x x x x x x
2012-04-04 F15 Gap - Summit x x x x x x x x x
2012-04-10 F16 Sea Ice – MABEL Underflight x x x x x x x x x
2012-04-11 F17 East Glaciers 01 x x x x x x x x x
2012-04-12 F18 Geikie 02 x x x x x x x x x
2012-04-13 F19 East Central Grid 01 x x x x x x x x x
2012-04-14 F20 Helheim-Kangerdlugssuaq Gap 01 x x x x x x x x x
2012-04-16 F21 Geikie 03 x x x x x x x x x
2012-04-18 F24 Southeast Mopup 01 x x x x x x x x x
2012-04-19 F25 East Central Grid 03 x x x x x x x x x
2012-04-20 F26 Southwest Coastal 01 x x x x x x x x x
2012-04-21 F27 Disko Bay 01 x x x x x x x x x
2012-04-23 F28 Helheim-Kangerdlugssuaq Gap 02 x x x x x x x x x
2012-04-25 F29 Southwest Glaciers 01 x x x x x x x x x
2012-04-28 F30 Southeast Glaciers 01 x x x x x x x x x
2012-04-29 F31 Jakobshavn Basin 01 x x x x x x x x x
2012-04-30 F32 Umanaq and Magnetic Compensation x x x x x x x x x
2012-05-02 F33 Jakobshavn 02 x x x x x x x x x
2012-05-03 F34 North Glaciers 02 x x x x x x x x x
2012-05-04 F35 Devon 01 x x x x x x x x x
2012-05-07 F36 Northeast Grid 02 x x x x x x x x x
2012-05-08 F37 Northeast Grid 03 x x x x x x x x x
2012-05-09 F38 Northwest Fjords 01 x x x x x x x x x
2012-05-10 F39 Cape Alexander 01 x x x x x x x x x
2012-05-11 F40 Humboldt 01 x x x x x x x x x
2012-05-14 F41 Northeast Ice Stream ICESat x x x x x x x x x
2012-05-15 F42 NW Glaciers x x x x x x x x x
2012-05-16 F43 North Flux 01 x x x x x x x x x
2012-05-17 F44 Ellesmere 01 x x x x x x x x x

Date
(mm/dd/yyyy)
Falcon (HU-25) N525
Flight #
Mission LVIS LVIS Cameras
2012-04-28 Falcon 01 Northwest Passage (sea ice) x x
2012-04-30 Falcon 02, 03 Greenland Interior (land ice) x x
2012-05-01 Falcon 04 Thule2Kanger transit (land ice) x x
2012-05-02 Falcon 05 Southern Interior (land ice) x x
2012-05-03 Falcon 06 Saqqap+Narsap glaciers x x
2012-05-04 Falcon 07 Southeast Grid-1 (land ice) x x
2012-05-05 Falcon 08, 09 Qajuuttap Glacier (land ice) x x
2012-05-07 Falcon 10, 11 Southeast Grid-2 (land ice) x x
2012-05-08 Falcon 12 Southeast Grid-3 (land ice) x x
2012-05-09 Falcon 13, 14 Southeast Grid-4 (land ice) x x
2012-05-10 Falcon 14, 15 Southeast Grid-5 (land ice) x x

NASA Operation IceBridge Flight Reports

Trajectory Maps - ATM

Trajectory Maps - LVIS

Operation IceBridge Greenland/Arctic Sea Ice 2011

Note: Highlighted flights are CryoSat-2 underflights

Date
(mm/dd/yyyy)
P-3B
Flight #
Mission ATM MCoRDS Snow radar Ku-Band radar Accumulation radar DMS POS/AV Gravimeter Magnetometer
03/16/2011 F01 Sea Ice Connor Corridor x   x x x x x x x
03/17/2011 F02 Sea Ice CryoSat-2 Underflight x   x x x x x x x
03/18/2011 F03 Sea Ice ZigZag West x   x x x x x x x
03/22/2011 F04 North Basin Transect /Thule-Fairbanks x   x x x x x x x
03/23/2011 F05 Sea Ice – ICEX Camp Survey / Fairbanks x   x x x x x x x
03/25/2011 F06 South Basin Transect / Fairbanks-Thule x   x x x x x x x
03/26/2011 F07 Sea Ice ZigZag East x   x x   x x x x
03/28/2011 F08 Sea Ice Fram Gateway x   x x x x x x x
03/29/2011 F09 CryoSat Land Ice x x x x x x x x x
03/31/2011 F10 Jakobshavn 02 / Thule-Kangerlussuaq x x x x x x x x x
04/06/2011 F12 Jakobshavn 01 x x x x x x x x x
04/07/2011 F13 Umanaq 01 x x x x x x x x x
04/08/2011 F14 SW Mopup 01 x x x x x x x x x
04/11/2011 F16 SE Glaciers Mopup 01 x x x x x x x x x
04/12/2011 F17 SE Coastal 02 x x x x x x x x x
04/13/2011 F18 Russell 02 mop-up x x x x x x x x x
04/14/2011 F19 SE Flank 01 x x x x x x x x x
04/15/2011 F20 Sea Ice CryoVEx x x x x   x x x x
04/16/2011 F21 SW Mopup 02 x x x x x x x x x
04/18/2011 F22 SE Fjords 01 x x x x x x x x x
04/19/2011 F23 Helheim-Kangerdlugssuaq x x x x x x x x x
04/22/2011 F24 Jakobshavn/Lakes x x x x x x x x  
04/23/2011 F25 Umanaq 02 x x x x x x x x x
04/25/2011 F26 Duck-Clusters x x x x x x x x x
04/26/2011 F27 Geikie 01 x x x x x x x x x
04/28/2011 F28 Baffin Bay Sea Ice x   x x x x x x x
04/29/2011 F29 Petermann 03 x x x x x x x x x
05/02/2011 F30 NEIS 04 x x x x x x x x x
05/04/2011 F31 Magnetic Compensation               x x
05/05/2011 F32 Devon Ice Cap - CryoVEx x x x x x x x x x
05/05/2011 F33 Layers NEEM - NGRIP x x x x x x x x x
05/07/2011 F34 Petermann 02 x x x x x x x x x
05/09/2011 F35 North Glaciers x x x x x x x x x
05/10/2011 F36 Ellesmere Island 01 x x x x x x x x x
05/11/2011 F37 NW Coastal 04 x x x x x x x x x
05/12/2011 F38 Barnes Ice Cap/Bylot Island x x x x x x x x x
05/13/2011 F39 NW Glaciers x x x x x x x x x
05/16/2011 F40 NW Coastal 05 x x x x x x x x x
Date
(mm/dd/yyyy)
LaRC B200
Flight #
Mission LVIS LVIS Camera POS/AV
04/15/2011 TBD Box 2 Flight 1 (2 pilot option) x x x
04/16/2011 D03 and D04 Box 2 Flight 2 x x x
04/18/2011 D05 and D06 Box 2 Flight 3 x x x
04/19/2011 D07 Box 4 Flight 1 x x x
04/20/2011 D08 Box 3 Flight 2 x x x
04/31/2011 D09 Box 5 Flight 1 x x x
04/22/2011 D10 Box 5 Flight 2 x x x
04/25/2011 D11 Box 5 Flight 3 x x x
05/02/2011 D12 Box 3 Flight 2 x x x
05/03/2011 D13 Box 5 Flight 4 x x x
05/05/2011 D14 and D15 Box 3 Flight 3 and Box 4 Flight 2 x x x
05/06/2011 D16 and D17 Box 4 Flight 3 and Box 5 Flight 5 x x x
05/07/2011 D18 Box 3 Flight 4 x x x

NASA Operation IceBridge Flight Reports

Trajectory Maps - ATM

Trajectory Maps - LVIS

Operation IceBridge Greenland/Arctic Sea Ice 2010

Note: Highlighted flights are CryoSat-2 underflights

Date
(mm/dd/yyyy)
DC-8
Flight #
Mission LVIS POS/AV DMS MCoRDS Gravimeter ATM Ku-band radar Snow radar
03/22/2010 100203 Transit Palmdale to Thule Airbase (BGTL) x x x          
03/23/2010 100204 Sea Ice 05 x x x   x x   x
03/24/2010 100205 Petermann 01   x x x x x   x
03/26/2010 100206 Sea Ice 03 x x x   x x x x
03/29/2010 100207 LVIS Northwest x x x x x      
03/30/2010 100208 NEIS 01   x x x x x x x
04/02/2010 100209 Sea Ice 08 x x x   x x x x
04/05/2010 100210 Sea Ice 06 x x x   x x x x
04/09/2010 100211 LVIS Rink Isbrζ x x x x x      
04/12/2010 100211 Sea Ice 04 x x x x x x x x
04/13/2010 100212 NEIS2 x x x x x x x x
04/14/2010 100213 LVIS Southeast 01 x x x x x
04/19/2010 100214 Sea Ice 01 x x x   x x x x
04/20/2010 100215 Sea Ice 07 x x x x x x x x
04/21/2010 100216 Sea Ice 02 x x x   x x x x
04/22/2010 100217 Transit Thule Air Base – Kangerlussuaq (SFJ)2 x x x   x      
Date
(mm/dd/yyyy)
P-3
Flight #
Mission ATM MCoRDS Snow radar Ku-band radar Accumulation radar DMS Gravimeter
05/07/2010 889 Geikie 01 x   x x x x x
05/08/2010 02 Helheim and Kangerdlussuaq Glaciers 01 x   x x x x x
05/10/2010 891 Russell Glacier 01 x   x x x x x
05/11/2010 F04 SE Coastal x x x x x x x
05/13/2010 F05 SE Glaciers x x x x x x x
05/14/2010 894 Jakobshavn 01 x x x x x x x
05/15/2010 895 Russell 01 (remainder) plus Sukkertoppen x x x x x x x
05/17/2010 896 Jakobshavn 02 – Transit BGSF - BGTL x x x x x x x
05/19/2010 TBD North-West Glaciers x x x x x x x
05/20/2010 890 (to be confirmed) North-West Coastal 01 x x x x x x x
05/21/2010 902 North-West Coastal 01 x x x x x x x
05/25/2010 903 Northeast Greenland Ice Stream 03 (NEIS 03) x x x x x x x
05/26/2010 904 Northeast Greenland Ice Stream 04 (NEIS 04) x x x x x x x

NASA Operation IceBridge Flight Reports

Trajectory Maps - ATM

Operation IceBridge Greenland/Arctic Sea Ice 2009

Date
(mm/dd/yyyy)
Flight # Mission ATM Snow Radar JH-APL-PARIS LVIS CAMBOT
3/31/2009 718 Arctic Sea Ice x x x   x
4/1/2009 719 E. Greenland x x x   x
4/2/2009 720 Cross Arctic Sea Ice x x     x
4/5/2009 721 Cross Arctic Sea Ice x x     x
4/6/2009 722 NW Greenland Glaciers x x x   x
4/14/2009 727 LVIS flight       x x
4/15/2009 728 LVIS flight       x x
4/16/2009 729 Sea ice-LVIS       x x
4/17/2009 730 NW Greenland Glaciers x x x   x
4/20/2009 731 NE Greenland x x x   x
4/21/2009 732 Sea ice-envisat overflight NOAA x x     x
4/22/2009 733 NW Greenland Glaciers x x x   x
4/23/2009 734 East Central Greenland x x x   x
4/24/2009 735 Eastern Greenland x x x   x
4/25/2009 736 Sea ice- Greenarc overflight- NOAA x x   x
4/27/2009 737 W. Greenland/Jacobshaven x x x   x
4/28/2009 738 Jacobshaven x x x   x
5/1/2009 746 E. Greenland x x x   x
5/2/2009 747 S. Greenland x x x   x
5/5/2009 757 W. Central Greenland x x   x

NASA Operation IceBridge Flight Reports

Trajectory Maps - ATM

University of Alaska, Fairbanks Alaska Glaciers 2012

Date
(mm/dd/yyyy)
DHC-3 Otter Flight # Mission UAF Lidar GPS IMU JPL WISE
2012-03-16 UAF Alaska Flight No 1 Chugach Range x x x  
2012-03-17 UAF Alaska Flight No 2 Chugach Range x x x  
2012-03-18 UAF Alaska Flight No 3 St. Elias Range x x x  
2012-03-20 UAF Alaska Flight No 4 Harvard and Columbia Glaciers, transit Palmer to Ultima Thule x x x x
2012-03-21 UAF Alaska Flight No 5 St. Elias Range x x x x
2012-03-22 UAF Alaska Flight No 6 St. Elias Range x x x x
2012-03-23 UAF Alaska Flight No 7 St. Elias Range x x x x
2012-03-25 UAF Alaska Flight No 8 St. Elias Range x x x x
2012-05-24 to 2012-05-25 UAF Alaska Flight No 9 St. Elias Range x x x x

University of Alaska, Fairbanks Alaska Glaciers 2011

Date
(mm/dd/yyyy)
Flight # Mission UAF Lidar GPS IMU
05/15/2011 UAF-1 Stikine Icefield x x x
05/16/2011 UAF-2 Stikine Icefield x x x
05/29/2011 UAF-3 Glacier Bay x x x
05/30/2011 UAF-4 Glacier Bay x x x
Date
(mm/dd/yyyy)
Flight # Mission UAF Lidar GPS IMU DMS
08/16/2011 UAF-5 St. Elias Range x x x x
08/28/2011 UAF-6 Miles Glacier x x x x
08/29/2011 UAF-7 Chugach Range x x x x
09/10/2011 UAF-9 Juneau Icefield x x x x
09/11/2011 UAF-10 Juneau Icefield and Yakutat Icefield x x x x
09/21/2011 UAF-11 Icy Bay x x x x

University of Alaska, Fairbanks Alaska Glaciers 2010

Date
(mm/dd/yyyy)
Flight # Mission UAF Lidar GPS IMU
5/16/2010 UAF-1 Stikine Icefield x x x
5/17/2010 UAF-2 Stikine Icefield x x x
5/26/2010 UAF-3 Glacier Bay x x x
8/21/2010 UAF-4 Bering Glacier x x x
8/23/2010 UAF-5 St Elias Mtns. Glaciers, Malaspina/Seward and Icy Bay systems x x x
8/24/2010 UAF-6 Columbia Glacier and eastern Chugach Range x x x

University of Alaska, Fairbanks Alaska Glaciers 2009

Date
(mm/dd/yyyy)
Flight # Mission UAF Lidar
5/22/2009 1 Dawes, South Sawyer, Triumph, Pendant, Flood and Great Glaciers x
5/23/2009 2 South Sawyer, Sawyer, North Dawes Glaciers and Stikine Icefield x
6/2/2009 3 Glacier Bay area Glaciers, Brady Icefield, the Grand Pacific, Grand Plateau, Fairweather, Carroll, Muir, Patterson and other glaciers x
8/19/2009 4 Bagley, Bering and Miles Glaciers x
8/20/2009 5 Tazlina and Columbia glaciers x
8/22/2009 6 Columbus-Seward Ice Valley and the Malaspina Glacier, Yahtse, Guyot, Tyndall and Tsaa Glaciers x
8/25/2009 7 Yakutat Icefield, Yakutat, Novatak, Nunatak, East Nunatak, Hidden, Art Lewis, Vern Ritchie and Battle Glaciers x
8/26/2009   Aborted mission  
9/6/2009 8 Chugach Range, the Columbia, Yale, Harvard, Knik, Colony, Marcus Baker, Nelchina, Science and Tazlina glaciers x
NASA Operation IceBridge Flight Reports

Operation IceBridge Antarctica/Antarctic Sea Ice 2013

Note: Highlighted flights are CryoSat-2 underflights.

Date
(mm/dd/yyyy)
P-3 Orion Flight # Mission ATM DMS Snow Radar Ku-band Radar Accumulation Radar MCoRDS KT-19 Gravimeter Magnetometer
11/18-19/2013 Science Flight #1 F01 Transantarctic Mountains West x x x x x x x x x
11/19-20/2013 Science Flight #2 Victoria 01 x x x x x x x x x
11/20-21/2013 Science Flight #3 Sea Ice Ross Fluxgate x x x x x   x x x
11/25-26/2013 Science Flight #4 Siple Coast 03 x x x x x x x x x
11/26-27/2013 Science Flight #5 Dome C: Vostok x x x x x x x x x
11/27-28/2013 Science Flight #6 Sea Ice - CryoSat x x x x x   x x x

Operation IceBridge West Antarctica/Antarctic Sea Ice 2012

Note: Highlighted flights are CryoSat-2 underflights.

Date
(mm/dd/yyyy)
DC-8 Flight # Mission ATM DMS Snow Radar Ku-band Radar MCoRDS KT-19Gravimeter
10/12/2012 130105 F01: Thwaites Grounding Line 2 x x x x x x x
10/13/2012 130106 F02: Sea Ice Bellingshausen 1 x x x x x x x
10/15/2012 130107 F03: Foundation Lakes 1 x x x x x x x
10/16/2012 130108 F04: Thwaites Upstream 3 x x x x x x x (computer failure - data lost)
10/18/2012 130109 F05: Recovery Channel 01 x x x x x x x
10/19/2012 130110 F06: Sea Ice Bellingshausen 2 x x x x   x x
10/22/2012 130111 F07: Ronne Grounding Line West x x x x x x x
10/23/2012 130112 F08 Pine Island, Thwaites, Smith and Kohler Glaciers - High Altitude x x     x x x
10/25/2012 130113 F09: Ferrigno-Alison 01 x x x x x x x
10/27/2012 130114 F10: Getz 07 x x x x x x x
10/28/2012 130115 F11: Foundation-Support Force 01 x x x x x x x
11/1/2012 130116 F12: Ronne Grounding Line East x x x x x x x
11/2/2012 130117 F13: Recovery Offshore 01 x x x x x x x
11/4/2012 130118 F14: Pine Island Glacier Flank 01 x x x x x x x
11/6/2012 130119 F15: Weddell Sea Twisted x x x x x x x
11/7/2012 130119 F16: Weddell Sea Endurance x x x x   x x
11/7/2012 - 11/8/2012 130120 F16 Weddell Sea - Endurance x x x x x x x

Operation IceBridge West Antarctica/Antarctic Sea Ice 2011

Note: Highlighted flights are CryoSat-2 underflights.

Date
(mm/dd/yyyy)
DC-8 Flight # Mission ATM MCoRDS Snow Radar Ku-band Radar DMS Gravimeter
10/12/2011 120105 Sea Ice Seelye Loop x   x x x x
10/13/2011 120105 Sea Ice Weddell Sea – CryoSat-2 x   x x x x
10/14/2011 120105 Pine Island Glacier Grounding Line 1 x x x x x x
10/17/2011 120105 Getz Ice Shelf 3 x x x x x x
10/18/2011 120105 Sea Ice Weddell Sea – Twisted x   x x x x
10/20/2011 120110 Recovery Glacier – Mid Lakes x x x x x x
10/21/2011 120111 Slessor 1 x x x x x x
10/23/2011 120111 Bellingshausen and Amundsen Seas 1 x   x x x x
10/24/2011 120008 Alexander Island 1 x x x x x x
10/25/2011 120114 Sea Ice Seelye Prime x   x x x x
10/26/2011 120115 TPine Island Glacier 2b x x x x x x
10/29/2011 120116 Recovery Glacier Grounding Line 1 x x x x x x
10/30/2011 120117 Slessor Glacier and Bailey Ice Stream Grounding Line 1 x x x x x x
11/03/2011 120118 Getz Ice Shelf 4 x x x x x x
11/04/2011 120119 Thwaites Glacier Grounding Line 1 x x x x x x
11/07/2011 120120 Recovery Glacier – Downstream x x x x x x
11/09/2011 120121 WAIS Cores x x x x x x
11/11/2011 120122 Thwaites Glacier Upstream 1 x x x x x x
11/12/2011 120123 TSK 2 Cryo x x x x x x
11/13/2011 120124 Crosson 1a x x x x x x
11/14/2011 120125 North Peninsual x x x x x x
11/16/2011 120126 Elbow (Eltanin Bay and George VI Ice Shelf) x x x x x x
11/17/2011 120127 Middle Peninsula x x x x x x
11/19/2011 120128 George VI Ice Shelf x x x x x x
Date
(mm/dd/yyyy)
G-V Flight # Mission LVIS POS/AV (510 + 610) LVIScameras(2) G-V Onboard Data
10/07/2011 1 LVIS-Thwaites01 x x   x
10/08/2011 2 LVIS-Pope01 x x x x
10/10/2011 3 LVIS-PIGRepeat x x x x
10/12/2011 4 LVIS-Evans x x x x
10/15/2011 6 LVIS-Evans2 x x x x
10/17/2011 7 LVIS-Getz1 x x x x
10/19/2011 8 LVIS-Getz2 x x x x
10/22/2011 9 LVIS-PIG2 x x x x
10/23/2011 10 LVIS-PIG3 x x x x
10/26/2011 11 LVIS-Thwaites2 x x x x
10/27/2011 12 LVIS-Getz3 x x x x

Operation IceBridge West Antarctica/Antarctic Sea Ice 2010

Note: Highlighted flights are CryoSat-2 underflights.

Date
(mm/dd/yyyy)
Flight # Mission ATM MCoRDS Snow Radar Ku-band Radar LVIS DLH AVOCET DACOM WAS DMS Gravity POS/AV CAMBOT
10/26/2010 DC8 F01 (110106) Sea Ice 03 x   x x x         x x x  
10/28/2010 DC8 F02 (110107) Sea Ice 02/CryoSat-2 underflight x   x x x         x x x  
10/30/2010 DC8 F03 (110108) Sea Ice 01 x   x x x         x x x  
11/04/2010 DC8 F04 (110109) LVIS86b x x     x         x x x  
11/05/2010 DC8 F05 (110110) Getz 02 x x x x x         x x x  
11/06/2010 DC8 F06 (110111) Dotson 01 x x x x x         x x x  
11/10/2010 DC8 F07 (110112) LVIS86c x x x x x         x x x  
11/13/2010 DC8 F08 (110112) PEN23R – northern segments x x x x x         x x x  
11/19/2010 DC8 F09 (110114) TSK 2 Cryo x x x x x         x x x  
11/20/2010 DC8 F10 (110115) PIG Arch x x x x x         x x x  

Operation IceBridge West Antarctica/Antarctic Sea Ice 2009

Date
(mm/dd/yyyy)
Flight # Mission ATM MCoRDS Snow Radar Ku-band Radar LVIS DLH AVOCET DACOM WAS DMS Gravity POS/AV CAMBOT
10/2/2009 DC8-09-0017 water and land targets near Palmdale, CA         x         x   x  
10/12/2009 DC8-09-0018 Transit Palmdale to Santiago             x x       x  
10/13/2009 DC8-09-0019 vegetation and volcanoes for LVIS         x         x   x x
10/16/2009   Getz Ice Shelf x x x x     x x   x x x x
10/18/2009 DC8-100110* Pine Island Area x x x x     x x   x x x x
10/20/2009 DC8-100111 Pine Island Glacier   x x x x x   x   x x x x
10/21/2009 DC8-100112 Sea Ice, Bellingshausen ad Amundsen Seas x   x x x   x x x x x x x
10/24/2009 DC8-100113 Sea Ice, Weddell Sea x   x x x x x x x x x x x
10/25/2009 DC8-100114 86th Parallel S Survey   x     x x x x x x x x
10/27/2009 DC8-100115 Pine Island Glacier x x x x x x x x   x x x x
10/28/2009 DC8-100116 Thwaites, Smith, Koehler Glaciers x x x x   x x x x x x x x
10/29/2009 DC8-100117 Pine Island Glacier x x x x x         x x x x
10/30/2009 DC8-100118 Sea Ice Weddell Sea x   x x           x x x x
10/31/2009 DC8-100119 Antarctic Peninsula x x x x x         x x x x
11/2/2009 DC8-100120 Thwaites, Smith, Koehler Glaciers x x x x           x x x x
11/3/2009 DC8-100121 Antarctic Peninsula x x x x           x x x
11/4/2009 DC8-100122 Antarctic Peninsula-Atlee, Flask, Crane, Hektoria, and Drygalski Glaciers, Larsen C ice shelf x x   x x         x x x x
11/5/2009 DC8-100123 Antarctic Peninsula-high altitude LVIS   x     x         x x x  
11/7/2009 DC8-100124 Pine Island Glacier- Abbot Ice Shelf x x x x       x   x x x x
11/9/2009 DC8-100125 Pine Island Glacier x x x x   x   x   x x x x
11/12/2009 DC8-100126 Abbot Ice Shelf x x x x   x   x   x x x x
11/15/2009 DC8-100127 Antarctic Peninsula-Drewry and Evans Ice Streams x x x x   x   x   x x x x
11/16/2009 DC8-100128 Antarctic Peninsula- Larsen C- Starbuck, Sumner, Melville glaciers, LARISSA and SOLIS camp sites x x x x   x   x   x x x x
11/18/2009 DC8-100129 Thwaites, Smith, Koehler Glaciers x x x x   x       x x x x

NASA Operation IceBridge Flight Reports

Trajectory Maps - ATM

 

Instrument Names

Instrument Abbreviation Instrument
AMET Airborne Meteorological Instruments - hygrometers, air temperature, IR surface temperature pyrometer
ATM Airborne Topographic Mapper
AVOCET Atmospheric Vertical Observations of Carbon Dioxide in the Earth's Troposphere
CAMBOT Continuous Airborne Mapping By Optical Translator
DACOM Differential Absorption CO (carbon monoxide) Measurement
DLH Diode Laser Hygrometer Camera
DMS Digital Mapping System Camera
Gravity Gravity Instrument
JH-APL-PARIS Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab Pathfinder Advanced Radar Ice Sounder
Ku-band Radar The Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) Ku-Band Radar Altimeter
Snow Radar The Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) Snow Radar
LVIS Land, Vegetation, and Ice Sensor
MCoRDS The Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) Multichannel Coherent Radar Depth Sounder
PARIS Pathfinder Advanced Radar Ice Sounder
POS/AV Position and Orientation instrument
Snow Radar The Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) Snow Radar
UAF Lidar University of Alaska Fairbanks Lidar
WAS Whole Air Sampler

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