NASA Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) at NSIDC

IceBridge Data

NASA's Operation IceBridge Aircraft Missions

Operation IceBridge Standard Projections for Gridded Data

NSIDC adheres to the following standard projections for Operation IceBridge projected gridded data types.

Arctic

The standard projection parameters for Northern hemisphere Operation IceBridge data are:

Polar Stereographic
Standard Parallel 70° N
Longitude of the origin (central meridian): 45° W
WGS 84 ellipsoid

This projection is defined as EPSG:3413.

This projection is used by the following related data sets:

Antarctic

The standard projection parameters for Southern hemisphere Operation IceBridge data are:

Polar Stereographic
Standard Parallel 71° S
Longitude of the origin (central meridian): 0°
WGS 84 ellipsoid

This projection is defined as EPSG:3031.

This projection is used by the following related data sets:


For a current list of IceBridge data by campaign, date, flight number, target, and instruments, see the Campaign Data Summaries page. For a list of IceBridge instruments with data provider contact information, see the Instrument Data Summaries page.

Contact NSIDC User Services for more information on the availability of data.


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Page last updated: 02/06/13