Data Set ID:

IceBridge Sea Ice Freeboard, Snow Depth, and Thickness, Version 1

NOTE: This data set has been replaced by IceBridge L4 Sea Ice Freeboard, Snow Depth, and Thickness (IDCSI4). This data set contains derived geophysical data products including sea ice freeboard, snow depth, and sea ice thickness measurements in Antarctica retrieved from IceBridge Snow Radar, Digital Mapping System (DMS), Continuous Airborne Mapping By Optical Translator (CAMBOT), and Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) data sets. The data were collected as part of Operation IceBridge funded campaigns.

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Geographic Coverage

Data Set Tabs

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: -53, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180

Spatial Resolution:
Not Specified
Temporal Coverage
  • 2009-10-21 to 2010-10-10
(updated 2015)
Temporal Resolution:
  • Sea Ice > Freeboard
  • Sea Ice > Ice Depth/Thickness
  • Sea Ice > Ice Roughness
  • Sea Ice > Sea Ice Elevation
  • Sea Ice > Snow Depth
DC-8, DC-8, P-3B
Sensor(s): ATM, CAMERAS, DMS, Snow Radar
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text (.txt)
Data Contributor(s): Nathan Kurtz, Michael Studinger, Jeremy Harbeck, Vincent-De-Paul Onana, Sinead Farrell

Data Citation

As a condition of using this data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Kurtz, N., M. S. Studinger, J. Harbeck, V. Onana, and S. Farrell. 2012, updated 2015. IceBridge Sea Ice Freeboard, Snow Depth, and Thickness, Version 1. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. [Date Accessed].

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