Data Announcements

New NASA IceBridge BedMachine Greenland Version 3 Data

26 September 2017

NASA IceBridge BedMachine Greenland Version 3 data are now available at the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). Version 3 includes ocean bathymetry all around Greenland based on data from NASA’s Ocean Melting Greenland (OMG) and other campaigns of bathymetry measurements. The subglacial bed topography has also been updated by including more ice thickness data and constraining the ice thickness at the ice/ocean interface based on bathymetry data when available.

Update for NASA IceBridge MCoRDS L2 Ice Thickness Data

25 September 2017

NASA IceBridge MCoRDS L2 Ice Thickness data for 2016 Antarctica are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). This data set contains depth sounder measurements of elevation, surface, bottom, and thickness for Greenland and Antarctica taken from the Multichannel Coherent Radar Depth Sounder (MCoRDS).

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/GDQ0CUCVTE2Q.

Update for NASA IceBridge MCoRDS L1B Data

25 September 2017

The NASA IceBridge MCoRDS L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles, Version 2 data set now includes data for the 2016 Antarctica campaign. This data set contains radar echograms taken from the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) ultra Multichannel Coherent Radar Depth Sounder (MCoRDS) over land and sea ice in the Arctic and Antarctic.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/90S1XZRBAX5N

Update for NASA IceBridge DMS L0 Raw Imagery Data

21 September 2017

NASA IceBridge DMS L0 Raw Imagery for the Summer 2017 Arctic campaign is now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). This data set contains level zero imagery taken from the Digital Mapping System (DMS) over Antarctica and Greenland.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/UMFN22VHGGMH

New NASA IceBridge DMS L1B Geolocated and Orthorectified Images

21 September 2017

NASA IceBridge DMS L1B Geolocated and Orthorectified Images for the Summer 2017 Arctic campaign are now available at the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).  This data set contains Level-1B imagery taken from the Digital Mapping System (DMS) over Greenland and Antarctica.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/OZ6VNOPMPRJ0

Update for NASA IceBridge DMS L0 Camera Calibration

21 September 2017

NASA IceBridge DMS L0 Camera Calibration for Summer 2017 Arctic are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). This data set contains camera calibration reports for IceBridge Digital Mapping System (DMS) missions flown over Antarctica and Greenland.

Data set DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/Z65C335BWXC3

Update for NASA IceBridge POS/AV L1B Data

24 August 2017

NASA IceBridge POS/AV L1B Corrected Position and Attitude Data for 10 July 2017 to 25 July 2017 Arctic are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). This data set contains georeferencing data from the Applanix 510 POS AV system flown with the Digital Mapping System (DMS) and other instruments over Greenland and Antarctica.

Data set DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/XILTNL9F1HCR

CryoSat-2 Level 4 Sea Ice Elevation, Freeboard, and Thickness Data Published

21 August 2017

NASA IceBridge-related CryoSat-2 Level 4 Sea Ice Elevation, Freeboard, and Thickness data are now published at the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).

This data set contains 30-day averaged Arctic sea ice thickness estimates, with freeboard and ice surface roughness, derived from from the ESA CryoSat-2 Synthetic Aperture Interferometric Radar Altimeter (SIRAL)

Update for NASA IceBridge DMS L0 Raw Imagery Data

14 August 2017

NASA IceBridge DMS L0 Raw Imagery for the Spring 2017 Arctic campaign is now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). This data set contains level zero imagery taken from the Digital Mapping System (DMS) over Antarctica and Greenland.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/UMFN22VHGGMH

New NASA IceBridge DMS L1B Geolocated and Orthorectified Images

9 August 2017

NASA IceBridge DMS L1B Geolocated and Orthorectified Images for the 2017 Arctic campaign are now available at the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).  This data set contains Level-1B imagery taken from the Digital Mapping System (DMS) over Greenland and Antarctica.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/OZ6VNOPMPRJ0

Update for NASA IceBridge Geolocated Free Air Gravity Anomalies Data

26 July 2017

NASA IceBridge Sander AIRGrav L1B Geolocated Free Air Gravity Anomalies data for 2016 Antarctica are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).  Additionally, on July 26, 2017, the entire IceBridge IGGRV1B data set was replaced with re-leveled data to ensure consistency within the entire data set. This data set contains Greenland and Antarctica gravity measurements taken from the Sander Geophysics AIRGrav airborne gravity system.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/R1RQ6NRIJV89

Update for NASA IceBridge DMS L0 Camera Calibration

20 July 2017

NASA IceBridge DMS L0 Camera Calibration for 2017 Arctic are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). This data set contains camera calibration reports for IceBridge Digital Mapping System (DMS) missions flown over Antarctica and Greenland.

Data set DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/Z65C335BWXC3

Update for NASA IceBridge POS/AV L1B Data

19 July 2017

NASA IceBridge POS/AV L1B Corrected Position and Attitude Data for 2017 Arctic are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). This data set contains georeferencing data from the Applanix 510 POS AV system flown with the Digital Mapping System (DMS) and other instruments over Greenland and Antarctica.

Data set DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/XILTNL9F1HCR

NASA IceBridge HiCARS 1 L1B Data Now Available

18 July 2017

NASA IceBridge HiCARS 1 L1B Time-Tagged Echo Strength Profiles data are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).  This data set contains Antarctica radar sounder echo strength profiles from the Hi-Capability Radar Sounder (HiCARS) Version 1 instrument.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/W2KXX0MYNJ9G

Update for NASA IceBridge ATM L4 Surface Elevation Rate of Change Data

18 July 2017

The NASA IceBridge ATM L4 Surface Elevation Rate of Change data set now includes measurements based on 2016 data. This data set contains surface elevation rate of change measurements derived from IceBridge and Pre-IceBridge Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) widescan elevation measurements data (ILATM1B) for Arctic and Antarctica missions flown under NASA’s Operation IceBridge (OIB) and Arctic Ice Mapping (AIM) projects.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/BCW6CI3TXOCY

Update for NASA IceBridge MCoRDS L1B Data

28 June 2017

The NASA IceBridge MCoRDS L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles, Version 2 data set now includes data for the 2014 Antarctica campaign. This data set contains radar echograms taken from the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) ultra Multichannel Coherent Radar Depth Sounder (MCoRDS) over land and sea ice in the Arctic and Antarctic.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/90S1XZRBAX5N

Update for NASA IceBridge Snow Radar L1B Data

28 June 2017

The NASA IceBridge Snow Radar L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles, Version 2 data set now includes data for the 2014 Antarctica campaign. This data set contains radar echograms taken from the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) ultra wide-band snow radar over land and sea ice in the Arctic and Antarctic.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/FAZTWP500V70

Update for NASA IceBridge Narrow Swath ATM L1B Data

21 June 2017

NASA IceBridge Narrow Swath ATM L1B Elevation and Return Strength data for 2016 Antarctica are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).

This data set contains spot elevation measurements of Greenland, Arctic, and Antarctic sea ice acquired using the NASA Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) 4CT3 narrow scan instrumentation.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/CXEQS8KVIXEI

Update for NASA IceBridge ATM L1B Elevation and Return Strength Data

21 June 2017

NASA IceBridge ATM L1B Elevation and Return Strength data for 2016 Antarctica are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).

This data set contains spot elevation measurements of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice, and Greenland, Antarctic Peninsula, and West Antarctic region ice surface acquired using the NASA Airborne Topographic  Mapper (ATM) instrumentation.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/19SIM5TXKPGT

Update for NASA IceBridge ATM L2 Icessn Elevation, Slope, and Roughness

21 June 2017

NASA IceBridge ATM L2 Icessn Elevation, Slope, and Roughness data for 2016 Antarctica are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).

This data set contains resampled and smoothed elevation measurements of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice, and Greenland, Antarctic Peninsula, and West Antarctic region land ice surface acquired using the NASA Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) instrumentation.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/CPRXXK3F39RV

NASA IceBridge HiCARS 2 L1B Time-Tagged Echo Strength Profiles Data Now Available

8 June 2017

NASA IceBridge HiCARS 2 L1B Time-Tagged Echo Strength Profiles data are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).  This data set contains Antarctica echo strength profiles from the Hi-Capability Radar Sounder (HiCARS) Version 2 instrument.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/9EBR2T0VXUDG

NASA IceBridge DMS Camera Calibrations Now Available

31 May 2017

NASA IceBridge DMS Camera Calibration files for 17 September 2009 to 05 October 2016 are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). This collection contains DMS camera calibration summary reports in PDF format for missions flown over Antarctica and Greenland.

Update for NASA IceBridge BGM-3 Gravimeter L2 Geolocated Free Air Anomalies Data

31 May 2017

NASA IceBridge BGM-3 Gravimeter L2 Geolocated Free Air Anomalies replacement data are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).  On May 31, 2017 the entire data collection was replaced to correct erroneous data found in Column 6 (GRV) for some of the lines. This data set contains free air anomalies measurements taken over Antarctica using the BGM-3 Gravimeter.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/8DJW56PKY133

Update for NASA IceBridge MCoRDS L1B Data

8 May 2017

The NASA IceBridge MCoRDS L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles, Version 2 data set now includes data for the 2016 Arctic campaign. This data set contains radar echograms taken from the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) ultra Multichannel Coherent Radar Depth Sounder (MCoRDS) over land and sea ice in the Arctic and Antarctic.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/90S1XZRBAX5N

Update for NASA IceBridge MCoRDS L2 Ice Thickness Data

8 May 2017

NASA IceBridge MCoRDS L2 Ice Thickness data for 2016 Greenland are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). This data set contains depth sounder measurements of elevation, surface, bottom, and thickness for Greenland and Antarctica taken from the Multichannel Coherent Radar Depth Sounder (MCoRDS).

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/GDQ0CUCVTE2Q.

Update for NASA IceBridge Ku-Band Radar Level-1B Data

8 May 2017

NASA IceBridge Ku-Band Radar L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles data for 2016 Greenland are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).  This data set contains elevation and surface measurements over Greenland, the Arctic, and Antarctica, as well as flight path charts and echogram images acquired using the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) Ku-Band Radar Altimeter.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/D7DX7J7J5JN9

Update for NASA IceBridge Snow Radar Level-1B Data

8 May 2017

NASA IceBridge Snow Radar L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles data for 2016 Greenland are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).  This data set contains radar echograms taken from the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) ultra wide-band snow radar over land and sea ice in the Arctic and Antarctic.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/FAZTWP500V70

Update for NASA IceBridge ATM L1B Elevation and Return Strength Data

22 March 2017

NASA IceBridge ATM L1B Elevation and Return Strength data for 27 August 2016 to 15 September 2016 Greenland flights are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).

This data set contains spot elevation measurements of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice, and Greenland, Antarctic Peninsula, and West Antarctic region ice surface acquired using the NASA Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) instrumentation.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/19SIM5TXKPGT

Update for NASA IceBridge ATM L2 Icessn Elevation, Slope, and Roughness

22 March 2017

NASA IceBridge ATM L2 Icessn Elevation, Slope, and Roughness data for 27 August 2016 to 15 September 2016 Greenland flights are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).

This data set contains resampled and smoothed elevation measurements of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice, and Greenland, Antarctic Peninsula, and West Antarctic region land ice surface acquired using the NASA Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) instrumentation.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/CPRXXK3F39RV

Update for NASA IceBridge HiCARS 1 L2 Geolocated Ice Thickness

14 March 2017

On 13 March 2017, the NASA IceBridge HiCARS 1 L2 Geolocated Ice Thickness data were replaced.  The data files now include extensive header information, including field descriptions, campaign information, and data processing notes.  XML metadata files are now included with the data set.

This data set contains ice thickness, surface and bed elevation, and echo strength measurements taken over Antarctica using the Hi-Capability Airborne Radar Sounder (HiCARS) instrument.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/F5FGUT9F5089

Update for NASA IceBridge POS/AV L1B Data

13 March 2017

NASA IceBridge POS/AV L1B Corrected Position and Attitude Data for 2016 Antarctica are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). This data set contains georeferencing data from the Applanix 510 POS AV system flown with the Digital Mapping System (DMS) and other instruments over Greenland and Antarctica.

Data set DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/XILTNL9F1HCR

Update for NASA IceBridge HiCARS 2 L2 Geolocated Ice Thickness

9 March 2017

On 08 March 2017, the NASA IceBridge HiCARS 2 L2 Geolocated Ice Thickness data were replaced.  The data files now include extensive header information, including field descriptions, campaign information, and data processing notes.  XML metadata files are now included with the data set.

This data set contains ice thickness, surface and bed elevation, and echo strength measurements taken over Antarctica using the Hi-Capability Airborne Radar Sounder (HiCARS) instrument.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/9EBR2T0VXUD

Update for NASA IceBridge UAF Lidar Scanner L1B Data Set

9 March 2017

NASA IceBridge UAF Lidar Scanner L1B Geolocated Surface Elevation Triplets data for 2016 are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).

This data set contains scanning laser altimetry data points of Alaska Glaciers acquired using the airborne University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Glacier Lidar system.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/AAT

Update for NASA IceBridge ATM L2 Icessn Elevation, Slope, and Roughness

2 March 2017

NASA IceBridge ATM L2 Icessn Elevation, Slope, and Roughness data for the Arctic 2016 Summer campaign are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).

This data set contains resampled and smoothed elevation measurements of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice, and Greenland, Antarctic Peninsula, and West Antarctic region land ice surface acquired using the NASA Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) instrumentation.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/CPRXXK3F39RV

Update for NASA IceBridge ATM L1B Elevation and Return Strength Data

28 February 2017

NASA IceBridge ATM L1B Elevation and Return Strength data for Summer Arctic 2016 are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).

This data set contains spot elevation measurements of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice, and Greenland, Antarctic Peninsula, and West Antarctic region ice surface acquired using the NASA Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) instrumentation.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/19SIM5TXKPGT

Likely Basal Thermal State of the Greenland Ice Sheet Data Published

9 February 2017

NASA IceBridge-related Likely Basal Thermal State of the Greenland Ice Sheet data are now published at the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). This data set contains key data sets that show how the likely basal thermal state was inferred from existing airborne and satellite data sets and recent methods, and provides a synthesis mask of the likely basal thermal state over the Greenland Ice Sheet.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/R4MWDWWUWQF9

New NASA IceBridge DMS L1B Geolocated and Orthorectified Images

8 February 2017

NASA IceBridge DMS L1B Geolocated and Orthorectified Images for the 2016 Antarctica campaign are now available at the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).  This data set contains Level-1B imagery taken from the Digital Mapping System (DMS) over Greenland and Antarctica.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/OZ6VNOPMPRJ0

NSIDC Polaris Search and Order being Retired 15 February 2017

2 February 2017

THE NSIDC Polaris Search and Order tool will be retired on 15 February 2017. Please contact NSIDC User Services via email: nsidc@nsidc.org with questions.

Update for NASA IceBridge DMS L0 Raw Imagery Data

17 January 2017

NASA IceBridge DMS L0 Raw Imagery for the 2016 Antarctica campaign is now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). This data set contains level zero imagery taken from the Digital Mapping System (DMS) over Antarctica and Greenland.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/UMFN22VHGGMH

New NASA IceBridge DMS L1B Geolocated and Orthorectified Images

3 January 2017

NASA IceBridge DMS L1B Geolocated and Orthorectified Images for the Summer 2016 campaign are now available at the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).  This data set contains Level-1B imagery taken from the Digital Mapping System (DMS) over Greenland and Antarctica.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/OZ6VNOPMPRJ0

Update for NASA IceBridge ATM L1B Elevation and Return Strength Data

21 December 2016

NASA IceBridge ATM L1B Elevation and Return Strength data for Arctic 2016 are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).

This data set contains spot elevation measurements of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice, and Greenland, Antarctic Peninsula, and West Antarctic region ice surface acquired using the NASA Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) instrumentation.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/19SIM5TXKPGT

Update for NASA IceBridge ATM L2 Icessn Elevation, Slope, and Roughness

21 December 2016

NASA IceBridge ATM L2 Icessn Elevation, Slope, and Roughness data for Arctic 2016 are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).

This data set contains resampled and smoothed elevation measurements of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice, and Greenland, Antarctic Peninsula, and West Antarctic region land ice surface acquired using the NASA Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) instrumentation.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/CPRXXK3F39RV

Update for NASA IceBridge POS/AV L1B Data

22 November 2016

NASA IceBridge POS/AV L1B Corrected Position and Attitude Data for summer 2016 Arctic flights are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). This data set contains georeferencing data from the Applanix 510 POS AV system flown with the Digital Mapping System (DMS) and other instruments over Greenland and Antarctica.

Data set DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/XILTNL9F1HCR

Update for NASA IceBridge DMS L0 Raw Imagery Data

22 November 2016

NASA IceBridge DMS L0 Raw Imagery for the summer 2016 Arctic campaign is now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). This data set contains level zero imagery taken from the Digital Mapping System (DMS) over Antarctica and Greenland.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/UMFN22VHGGMH

Level-4 9ka Greenland Ice Sheet Balance Velocity Data Published

4 October 2016

NASA IceBridge-related Level-4 9ka Greenland Ice Sheet Balance Velocity data are now published at the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). This data set contains calculated balance velocity of the Greenland Ice Sheet during the last three quarters of the Holocene epoch (9ka).

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/FZHPYHXJ4JGV

New NASA IceBridge DMS L1B Geolocated and Orthorectified Images

6 September 2016

NASA IceBridge DMS L1B Geolocated and Orthorectified Images for 2016 Arctic are now available at the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).  This data set contains Level-1B imagery taken from the Digital Mapping System (DMS) over Greenland and Antarctica.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/OZ6VNOPMPRJ0

Update for NASA IceBridge Level-1B Snow Radar Data

6 September 2016

The NASA IceBridge Snow Radar L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles Version 2 data set now includes data for 2009 to 2012 Antarctica.  Version 1 2009 to 2011 Antarctica data, previously in binary format, have been moved to ECS and are now in netCDF format included with Version 2.2.  In addition, 2012 Antarctica data were added to the V2.2 collection.  This data set contains radar echograms taken from the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) ultra wide-band snow radar over land and sea ice in the Arctic and Antarctic.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/FAZTWP500V70

Update for NASA IceBridge MCoRDS L1B Data

10 August 2016

The NASA IceBridge MCoRDS L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles, Version 2 data set now includes data for the 2015 Arctic campaign. This data set contains radar echograms taken from the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) ultra Multichannel Coherent Radar Depth Sounder (MCoRDS) over land and sea ice in the Arctic and Antarctic.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/90S1XZRBAX5N

Update for NASA IceBridge POS/AV L1B Data

3 August 2016

NASA IceBridge POS/AV L1B Corrected Position and Attitude Data for the 2016 Greenland campaign are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). This data set contains georeferencing data from the Applanix 510 POS AV system flown with the Digital Mapping System (DMS) and other instruments over Greenland and Antarctica.

Data set DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/XILTNL9F1HCR

Update for NASA IceBridge MCoRDS L2 Ice Thickness Data

2 August 2016

NASA IceBridge MCoRDS L2 Ice Thickness data for 2015 Greenland are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). This data set contains depth sounder measurements of elevation, surface, bottom, and thickness for Greenland and Antarctica taken from the Multichannel Coherent Radar Depth Sounder (MCoRDS).

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/GDQ0CUCVTE2Q.

Update for NASA IceBridge DMS L0 Raw Imagery Data

21 July 2016

NASA IceBridge DMS L0 Raw Imagery for 2016 Greenland are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). This data set contains level zero imagery taken from the Digital Mapping System (DMS) over Antarctica and Greenland.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/UMFN22VHGGMH

Update for NASA IceBridge ATM L4 Surface Elevation Rate of Change Data

5 July 2016

The NASA IceBridge ATM L4 Surface Elevation Rate of Change data set now includes measurements based on 2015 data. This data set contains surface elevation rate of change measurements derived from IceBridge and Pre-IceBridge Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) widescan elevation measurements data (ILATM1B) for Arctic and Antarctica missions flown under NASA’s Operation IceBridge (OIB) and Arctic Ice Mapping (AIM) projects.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/BCW6CI3TXOCY

Update for NASA IceBridge LVIS L1B Data

28 June 2016

NASA IceBridge LVIS L1B Geolocated Return Energy Waveforms data for 2015 Antarctica are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).

This data set contains laser altimetry return energy waveform measurements taken from NASA’s Land, Vegetation, and Ice Sensor (LVIS) over areas including Greenland and Antarctica.

Data Set DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/RDT1MZVS0VG9

Update for IceBridge Sea Ice Freeboard, Snow Depth, and Thickness Quick Look Product

20 June 2016

NASA IceBridge Sea Ice Freeboard, Snow Depth, and Thickness Quick Look data for the 19 April 2016 to 04 May 2016 are now available at the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). This data set is an evaluation product containing derived geophysical data products retrieved over the Arctic sea ice cover from 2012 to 2016 using the IceBridge Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM), Snow Radar, Digital Mapping System (DMS), and KT19 pyrometer.

Update for NASA IceBridge POS/AV L1B Data

16 June 2016

NASA IceBridge POS/AV L1B Corrected Position and Attitude Data for the Fall 2015 Arctic campaign and the 2015 Antarctica campaign are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). This data set contains georeferencing data from the Applanix 510 POS AV system flown with the Digital Mapping System (DMS) and other instruments over Greenland and Antarctica.

Data set DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/XILTNL9F1H

New NASA IceBridge DMS L1B Geolocated and Orthorectified Images

13 June 2016

NASA IceBridge DMS L1B Geolocated and Orthorectified Images for the Summer/Fall 2015 Arctic and Greenland campaigns are now available at the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).  This data set contains Level-1B imagery taken from the Digital Mapping System (DMS) over Greenland and Antarctica.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/OZ6VNOPMPRJ0

Update for NASA IceBridge ATM L1B Elevation and Return Strength Data

9 June 2016

NASA IceBridge ATM L1B Elevation and Return Strength data for September and October 2015 Arctic are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).

This data set contains spot elevation measurements of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice, and Greenland, Antarctic Peninsula, and West Antarctic region ice surface acquired using the NASA Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) instrumentation.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/19SIM5TXKPGT

Update for NASA IceBridge ATM L2 Icessn Elevation, Slope, and Roughness

9 June 2016

NASA IceBridge ATM L2 Icessn Elevation, Slope, and Roughness data for September and October 2015 Arctic are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).

This data set contains resampled and smoothed elevation measurements of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice, and Greenland, Antarctic Peninsula, and West Antarctic region land ice surface acquired using the NASA Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) instrumentation.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/CPRXXK3F39RV

Update for NASA IceBridge LVIS L2 Data

9 June 2016

NASA IceBridge LVIS L2 Geolocated Surface Elevation Product data for 2015 Antarctica are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).

This data set contains surface elevation measurements from NASA’s Land, Vegetation, and Ice Sensor (LVIS) over areas including Greenland and Antarctica.

Data Set DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/OIKFGJNBM6OO

Update for NASA IceBridge Geolocated Free Air Gravity Anomalies Data

1 June 2016

NASA IceBridge Sander AIRGrav L1B Geolocated Free Air Gravity Anomalies data for 2014 Antarctica are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). This data set contains Greenland and Antarctica gravity measurements taken from the Sander Geophysics AIRGrav airborne gravity system.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/R1RQ6NRIJV89

Update for NASA IceBridge DMS L0 Raw Imagery Data

27 May 2016

NASA IceBridge DMS L0 Raw Imagery for Greenland from 15 September 2015 to 22 October 2015, and for Antarctica from 10 September 2015 to 01 November 2015 are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). This data set contains level zero imagery taken from the Digital Mapping System (DMS) over Antarctica and Greenland.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/UMFN22VHGGMH

Update for NASA IceBridge ATM L1B, ATM L2, and Narrow Swath ATM L1B Data

1 April 2016

Single day Arctic data for March 25, 2015 for all three NASA IceBridge ATM products are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).

IceBridge ATM L1B Elevation and Return Strength
Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/19SIM5TXKPGT

IceBridge ATM L2 Icessn Elevation, Slope, and Roughness
Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/CPRXXK3F39RV

IceBridge Narrow Swath ATM L1B Elevation and Return Strength
Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/A54HXUXMJ9UA

Update for IceBridge LVIS L1B Geolocated Return Energy Waveforms

17 March 2016

NASA IceBridge LVIS L1B Geolocated Return Energy Waveforms data for 2014 Arctic ARISE campaign are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).

This data set contains laser altimetry return energy waveform measurements taken from NASA’s Land, Vegetation, and Ice Sensor (LVIS) over areas including Greenland. The data were collected as part of Operation IceBridge funded campaigns.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/RDT1MZVS0VG9

Update for IceBridge LVIS L2 Geolocated Surface Elevation Product

17 March 2016

NASA IceBridge LVIS L2 Geolocated Surface Elevation Product data for rhw 2014 Arctic ARISE campaign are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).

This data set contains surface elevation measurements from NASA’s Land, Vegetation, and Ice Sensor (LVIS) over areas including Greenland and Antarctica. The data were collected as part of NASA Operation IceBridge funded campaigns.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/OIKFGJNBM6OO

NASA IceBridge LVIS L0 Data Update

11 February 2016

The NASA IceBridge LVIS L0 Raw Ranges data set now includes data for the 2015 Antarctica campaign. This data set contains raw laser altimeter, Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU), Global Positioning System (GPS), and camera data over Greenland, Antarctica, and Alaska taken from the NASA Land, Vegetation, and Ice Sensor (LVIS).

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/E6JPQ3QNW77R

Updates for IceBridge Snow Radar L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles

11 February 2016

The NASA IceBridge Snow Radar L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles Version 1 and Version 2 data products have been updated.  Version 1 2009 to 2012 Greenland MATLAB and binary data files have been reformatted to netCDF and the 2009 to 2012 Greenland data are now included with Version 2.  The data remaining in Version 1 are Antarctica 2009 to 2011.  A time field correction has been applied to data files for Version 2 2012 Antarctica and 2013 Greenland campaigns.  On 10 February 2016, deconvolution files and supplement files were added to the Version 2 2009 to 2015 Greenland data files captured over sea ice.  This data set contains radar echograms taken from the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) ultra wide-band snow radar over land and sea ice in the Arctic and Antarctic.

Version 1 Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/05LF3JANL51I

Version 2 Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/FAZTWP500V70

Update for NASA IceBridge ATM L1B Elevation and Return Strength Data

11 January 2016

NASA IceBridge ATM L1B Elevation and Return Strength data for 2015 Arctic are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).

This data set contains spot elevation measurements of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice, and Greenland, Antarctic Peninsula, and West Antarctic region ice surface acquired using the NASA Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) instrumentation.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/19SIM5TXKPGT

Update for NASA IceBridge ATM L2 Icessn Elevation, Slope, and Roughness

11 January 2016

NASA IceBridge ATM L2 Icessn Elevation, Slope, and Roughness data for 2015 Arctic are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).

This data set contains resampled and smoothed elevation measurements of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice, and Greenland, Antarctic Peninsula, and West Antarctic region land ice surface acquired using the NASA Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) instrumentation.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/CPRXXK3F39RV

Update for NASA IceBridge Narrow Swath ATM L1B Data

11 January 2016

NASA IceBridge Narrow Swath ATM L1B Elevation and Return Strength data for 2015 Arctic are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).

This data set contains spot elevation measurements of Greenland, Arctic, and Antarctic sea ice acquired using the NASA Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) 4CT3 narrow scan instrumentation.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/CXEQS8KVIXEI

Update for NASA IceBridge DMS L0 Raw Imagery Data

2 September 2015

NASA IceBridge DMS L0 Raw Imagery 2015 Greenland data are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). This data set contains level zero imagery taken from the Digital Mapping System (DMS) over Antarctica and Greenland.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/UMFN22VHGGMH

Update for NASA IceBridge MCoRDS L2 Ice Thickness Data

26 August 2015

NASA IceBridge MCoRDS L2 Ice Thickness data for 2014 Antarctica are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).  This data set contains depth sounder measurements of elevation, surface, bottom, and thickness for Greenland and Antarctica taken from the Multichannel Coherent Radar Depth Sounder (MCoRDS).

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/GDQ0CUCVTE2Q

New NASA IceBridge DMS L1B Geolocated and Orthorectified Images

24 August 2015

NASA IceBridge DMS L1B Geolocated and Orthorectified Images for 2015 Greenland are now available at the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).  This data set contains Level-1B imagery taken from the Digital Mapping System (DMS) over Greenland and Antarctica.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/OZ6VNOPMPRJ0

New IceBridge L4 Sea Ice Freeboard, Snow Depth, and Thickness Data

20 August 2015

NASA IceBridge L4 Sea Ice Freeboard, Snow Depth, and Thickness 2009 and 2010 Antarctica data are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).  Greenland data for 26 March 2013, 27 March 2013, and 25 April 2013 also have been added to the data set.  In addition, in the previous version of IDCSI4 data files, it was discovered that the Surface Temperature variable was blank. Surface Temperature values are now included.

This data set contains derived geophysical data products including sea ice freeboard, snow depth, and sea ice thickness measurements in Antarctica, Greenland, and the Arctic retrieved from IceBridge Snow Radar, Digital Mapping System (DMS), Continuous Airborne Mapping By Optical Translator (CAMBOT), and Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) data sets.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/G519SHCKWQV6

Update for NASA IceBridge ATM L2 Icessn Elevation, Slope, and Roughness

11 August 2015

The NASA IceBridge ATM L2 Icessn Elevation, Slope, and Roughness (ILATM2) Version 2 data set now includes all data from 31 March 2009 to present. On 10 August 2015, Version 1 fixed-width space-delimited ASCII text files for 31 March 2009 to 08 November 2012 were replaced with Comma Separated Values (CSV) files and are now included with ILATM2 Version 2 data. This data set contains resampled and smoothed elevation measurements of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice, and Greenland, Antarctic Peninsula, and West Antarctic region land ice surface acquired using the NASA Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) instrumentation.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/CPRXXK3F39RV

Radiostratigraphy and Age Structure of the Greenland Ice Sheet Data Published

11 August 2015

NASA IceBridge-related Radiostratigraphy and Age Structure of the Greenland Ice Sheet data are now published at the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). This data set contains the traced deep radiostratigraphy of the Greenland Ice Sheet from airborne deep ice-penetrating radar data collected by The University of Kansas Improved Coherent Radar Depth Sounder (ICORDS), Advanced Coherent Radar Depth Sounder (ACORDS), Multi-Channel Radar Depth Sounder (MCRDS), and Multichannel Coherent Radar Depth Sounder (MCoRDS) instruments between 1993 and 2013.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/UGI2BGTC4QJA

Update for NASA IceBridge POS/AV L1B Data

10 August 2015

NASA IceBridge POS/AV L1B Corrected Position and Attitude Data for Arctic 2015 are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). This data set contains georeferencing data from the Applanix 510 POS AV system flown with the Digital Mapping System (DMS) and other instruments over Greenland and Antarctica.

Data set DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/XILTNL9F1HCR

Update for NASA IceBridge ATM L4 Surface Elevation Rate of Change Data

10 August 2015

The NASA IceBridge ATM L4 Surface Elevation Rate of Change data set now includes measurements based on comparisons of earlier years with 2014.  The data are available from NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).  Compared dates include: 2002.11.26, 2004.11.18, 2008.10.12, 2009.10.16, 2010.11.05, 2011.10.14 and 2012.10.12.  This data set contains surface elevation rate of change measurements derived from IceBridge and Pre-IceBridge Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) widescan elevation measurements data (ILATM1B) for Arctic and Antarctic missions flown under NASA’s Operation IceBridge (OIB) and Arctic Ice Mapping (AIM) projects.

Data Set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/BCW6CI3TXOCY

New NASA IceBridge ATM L1B Elevation and Return Strength Data

6 July 2015

NASA IceBridge ATM L1B Elevation and Return Strength data for 2014 Antarctica are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).  This data set contains spot elevation measurements of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice, and Greenland, Antarctic Peninsula, and West Antarctic region ice surface acquired using the NASA Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) instrumentation.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/19SIM5TXKPGT

Reprocessed IceBridge Sea Ice Freeboard, Snow Depth, and Thickness Data

2 July 2015

Reprocessed NASA IceBridge Sea Ice Freeboard, Snow Depth, and Thickness Arctic data are now available from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC).  The IceBridge L4 Sea Ice Freeboard, Snow Depth, and Thickness (IDCSI4) product is informally regarded as Version 2 of the IceBridge Sea Ice Freeboard, Snow Depth, and Thickness (IDCSI2) product. Adding L4 (Level-4) to the data set name more accurately represents the data processing level.  Currently, the reprocessed L4 data include Arctic campaigns from 2009 to 2012.  Reprocessed Antarctica data are forthcoming.

This data set contains derived geophysical data products including sea ice freeboard, snow depth, and sea ice thickness measurements in Greenland and the Arctic retrieved from IceBridge Snow Radar, Digital Mapping System (DMS), Continuous Airborne Mapping By Optical Translator (CAMBOT), and Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) data sets.

For details on changes made between Version 1 (IDCSI2) and Version 2 (IDCSI4), see the Operation IceBridge sea ice freeboard, snow depth, and thickness data products manual, version 2 processing document.  See the IceBridge L4 Sea Ice Freeboard, Snow Depth, and Thickness landing page for further information.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/G519SHCKWQV6