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ILATM1B

IceBridge ATM L1B Qfit Elevation and Return Strength, Version 1

This data set contains spot elevation measurements of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice, and Greenland, Antarctic Peninsula, and West Antarctic region ice surface acquired using the NASA Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) instrumentation. The data were collected as part of Operation IceBridge funded aircraft survey campaigns. Version 1 data are available 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

Spatial Resolution:
  • Varies x Varies
Temporal Coverage
  • 31 March 2009 to 8 November 2012
(updated 2013)
Temporal Resolution:
Varies
Parameter(s):
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Glacier Elevation/Ice Sheet Elevation
Platform(s):
AIRCRAFT, DC-8, P-3B
Sensor(s): ATM
Data Format(s):
  • Binary
Version:
V1
Data Contributor(s): William Krabill

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.

Krabill, W. B. 2010, updated 2013. IceBridge ATM L1B Qfit Elevation and Return Strength, Version 1. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/DZYN0SKIG6FB. [Date Accessed].

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