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Data Set ID:
IGBGM2

IceBridge BGM-3 Gravimeter L2 Geolocated Free Air Anomalies, Version 1

This data set contains free air anomalies measurements taken over Antarctica using the BGM-3 Gravimeter. The data were collected by scientists working on the Investigating the Cryospheric Evolution of the Central Antarctic Plate (ICECAP) project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) with additional support from NASA Operation IceBridge.

Geographic Coverage

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

Spatial Resolution:
  • 7.9 km x 7.9 km
Temporal Coverage:
  • 8 January 2009 to 21 December 2011
(updated 2014)
Temporal Resolution: Varies
Parameter(s):
  • Geodetics/Gravity > Gravity
Platform(s) BT-67
Sensor(s): BGM-3
Data Format(s):
  • XML
  • ASCII Text
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Donald Blankenship, Duncan Young, Thomas Richter, Jamin Greenbaum

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.

Blankenship, D. D., D. A. Young, T. G. Richter, and J. S. Greenbaum. 2011, updated 2014. IceBridge BGM-3 Gravimeter L2 Geolocated Free Air Anomalies, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/8DJW56PKY133. [Date Accessed].