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IceBridge Mission Flight Reports, Version 1

The IceBridge Mission Flight Reports data set contains flight reports from NASA Operation IceBridge Greenland, Arctic, Antarctic, and Alaska missions. Flight reports contain information on region, mission, aircraft model, flight data, purpose of flight, and on-board sensors. The flight reports were collected as part of Operation IceBridge funded aircraft survey campaigns. The reports are stored in ASCII text and PDF formats and are available for periodic, ongoing campaigns from 27 March 2009 to the present via FTP.

Geographic Coverage

Data Set Tabs

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 90, S: 60, E: 180, W: -180

  • N: -53, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180

  • N: 72, S: 55, E: -130, W: -156

  • N: -53, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180

  • N: 72, S: 55, E: -130, W: -156

Spatial Resolution:
Not Specified
Temporal Coverage
  • 30 March 2009 to 15 May 2015
  • 30 March 2009 to 15 May 2015
Temporal Resolution:
Not specified
  • Platform Characteristics > Flight Data Logs
AIRCRAFT, BT-67, C-185, DC-8, DHC-3, DHC-6, Ikhana, P-3B, PA-12, RQ-4
Data Format(s):
  • PDF
  • ASCII Text (.txt)
Data Contributor(s): Chris Larsen, Michael Studinger, Duncan Young

Data Citation

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

Studinger, Michael, Duncan Young, and Christopher Larsen 2011. IceBridge Mission Flight Reports, 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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University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA