Product Format and Definition Changes with Release-31

Changes are summarized below. More information about product formats is available on the NASA Wallops Flight Facility's Web site at Version 5.6 GLAS Files.

NOTE: References to GLAS binary product names GLA01 to GLA15 refer to original GLAS binary data, and are retained here for informational and provenance purposes.  Access to GLAS binary data was removed 01 August, 2017.  All GLAS data are available in HDF5 format, products GLAH01 to GLAH15.

GLA06

  • Added pole tide (i_polTide)
  • Changed i_msRngCorr and i_msCorrFlg to spares
  • Changed description on i_cntRngOff
  • Updated documentation for i_DEM_hires_elv to reflect change to ICESat DEM

GLA09

  • Added a computed value (previously unfilled) for i_FRg_grd_sig

GLA12

  • Added pole tide (i_polTide)
  • Changed i_msRngCorr and i_msCorrFlg to spares
  • Changed description on i_cntRngOff
  • Updated documentation for i_DEM_hires_elv to reflect change to ICESat DEM

GLA13

  • Added pole tide (i_polTide)
  • Changed i_msRngCorr and i_msCorrFlg to spares
  • Changed description on i_cntRngOff
  • Updated documentation for i_DEM_hires_elv to reflect change to ICESat DEM

GLA14

  • Added pole tide (i_polTide)
  • Changed i_msRngCorr and i_msCorrFlg to spares
  • Changed description on i_cntRngOff
  • Updated documentation for i_DEM_hires_elv to reflect change to ICESat DEM
  • Corrected the calculation of i_garea on GLA14.

GLA15

  • Added pole tide (i_polTide)
  • Changed i_DEM_elv to i_MSS_elv
  • Changed i_msRngCorr and i_msCorrFlg to spares
  • Changed description on i_cntRngOff