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IGBTH3

IceBridge Sander AIRGrav L3 Bathymetry, Version 1

The NASA IceBridge Sander AIRGrav L3 Bathymetry (IGBTH3) data set contains bathymetry of Antarctic ice shelves based on measurements from the Sander Geophysics Airborne Inertially Referenced Gravimeter (AIRGrav) system. The data were collected as part of Operation IceBridge funded aircraft survey campaigns, and are stored in ASCII text format and are available for periodic, ongoing campaigns from 2009 to the present via FTP.

Geographic Coverage

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

Spatial Resolution:
  • Varies x Varies
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 October 2009
Temporal Resolution: Varies
Parameter(s):
  • Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Bathymetry
Platform(s) AIRCRAFT, DC-8, P-3B
Sensor(s): AIRGrav, GRAVIMETERS
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Kirsteen Tinto, Robin Bell, James Cochran

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.

Tinto, K. J. and R. E. Bell 2011. IceBridge Sander AIRGrav L3 Bathymetry, 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/B9DRKO62I5Q9. [Date Accessed].
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