NASA Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) at NSIDC

IceBridge Data

NASA's Operation IceBridge Aircraft Missions

Tools


NSIDC IceBridge Data Portal

Tool Description
NSIDC IceBridge Data Portal The latest release of the IceBridge data portal provides access to all available Operation IceBridge science data through the ftp hierarchy. Future releases will add map-based visualization of Antarctic flight tracks. The portal is currently supported in Firefox 3.6+, Chrome 6.0+, or Safari 3.0+ browsers.

Software Tools

The following table provides links to software tools on the NSIDC FTP server for reading and viewing NASA IceBridge data.
Each tool is contained in a .tar archive file with a readme file and an example output file.
Click on the link under the Tool heading to download the tool.

Tool Description
AIRGrav MATLAB Gravity data reader MATLAB reader for Sander AIRGrav gravity data files. For information on AIRGrav data, see the IceBridge Sander AIRGrav L1B Geolocated Free Air Gravity Anomalies landing page.
AIRGrav MATLAB Attitude data reader MATLAB reader for Sander AIRGrav aircraft attitude data files. For information on AIRGrav data, see the IceBridge Sander AIRGrav L1B Geolocated Free Air Gravity Anomalies landing page.
Applanix MATLAB reader MATLAB reader for Applanix data files. For information on Applanix data, see the IceBridge POS/AV L1B Corrected Position and Attitude Data landing page.
Applanix SBET file Perl reader Perl reader for IceBridge Applanix SBET data. Reads a binary SBET file and writes the data to standard output. For information on SBET data, see the IceBridge POS/AV L1B Corrected Position and Attitude Data landing page.
Applanix SBET file C reader C reader for IceBridge Applanix SBET data. For information on SBET data, see the IceBridge POS/AV L1B Corrected Position and Attitude Data landing page.
ATM icessn data MATLAB reader MATLAB reader for IceBridge ATM Version 01 icessn data. For information on icessn data, see the IceBridge ATM L2 Icessn Elevation, Slope, and Roughness landing page.
ATM qfit data C reader C reader for IceBridge ATM Version 01 qfit data. For information on qfit data, see the IceBridge ATM L1B Qfit Elevation and Return Strength landing page.
ATM qfit data IDL reader IDL reader for IceBridge ATM Version 01 qfit data. For information on qfit data, see the IceBridge ATM L1B Qfit Elevation and Return Strength landing page.
ATM qfit data MATLAB reader MATLAB reader for IceBridge ATM Version 01 qfit data. For information on qfit data, see the IceBridge ATM L1B Qfit Elevation and Return Strength landing page.
DMS MATLAB reader MATLAB reader for IceBridge DMS L1B data. For information on DMS data, see the IceBridge DMS L1B Geolocated and Orthorectified Images landing page.
LVIS C reader C reader for IceBridge LVIS data. Reads a binary data file from the Operation IceBridge LVIS instrument and prints the records to standard output. The tar file also contains how-to instructions for using the reader in win32. For information on LVIS data, see the landing pages for IceBridge LVIS L1B Geolocated Return Energy Waveforms and IceBridge LVIS L2 Geolocated Surface Elevation Product.
LVIS IDL Readers

IDL readers for LVIS and LVIS-Global Hawk Level-1B and Level-2 data. (Readers were tested at NSIDC with IDL 8.3 on ubuntu.)

For information on the LVIS data sets, see the landing pages for:
IceBridge LVIS L1B Geolocated Return Energy Waveforms
IceBridge LVIS-GH L1B Geolocated Return Energy Waveforms
IceBridge LVIS L2 Geolocated Surface Elevation Product
IceBridge LVIS-GH L2 Geolocated Surface Elevation Product
CReSIS MATLAB C reader C reader for Level-1B MATLAB data files from CReSIS MCoRDS, Ku-band Radar, Snow Radar and Accumulation Radar instruments.
CReSIS MATLAB IDL reader IDL reader for Level-1B MATLAB data files from CReSIS MCoRDS, Ku-band Radar, Snow Radar and Accumulation Radar instruments.
CReSIS L1B MATLAB readers

MATLAB readers for loading, plotting, and elevation compensation for CReSIS MCoRDS, Ku-band Radar, Snow Radar and Accumulation Radar Level-1B products.

These tools are provided by the Principal Investigator as-is as a service to the user community in the hope that they will be useful. Please note that support for these tools is limited. Bug reports, comments, and suggestions for improvement are welcome; please send to nsidc@nsidc.org.

MCoRDS L2 MATLAB reader MATLAB reader for MCoRDS Level-2 data. For information on MCoRDS data, see the IceBridge MCoRDS L2 Ice Thickness landing page.
NSERC Meteorological data MATLAB reader MATLAB reader for NSERC L1B data files. For information on NSERC data, see the IceBridge NSERC L1B Geolocated Meteorologic and Surface Temperature Data landing page.
Sea Ice Freeboard, Snow Depth, and Thickness MATLAB reader MATLAB reader for IceBridge Sea Ice Freeboard, Snow Depth, and Thickness data. For data information, see the IceBridge Sea Ice Freeboard, Snow Depth, and Thickness landing page.
Snow Radar MATLAB reader for initial format MATLAB reader read_snow_radar.m for CReSIS snow radar binary files. For information on CReSIS Snow Radar data, see the landing page for IceBridge Snow Radar L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles.



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