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Data Set ID:
ILSNP1B

IceBridge Photon Counting Lidar L1B Subset Geolocated Photon Elevations, Version 1

This data set contains nadir photon counting data captured over Antarctica using the Sigma Space photon counting lidar. Position and orientation data are included. The data were collected by scientists working on the International Collaborative Exploration of the Cryosphere through Airborne Profiling (ICECAP) project, which was funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Collaborative Research Center, 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:
  • 10 cm x 10 cm
Temporal Coverage:
  • 25 November 2010
(updated 2014)
Temporal Resolution: Varies
Parameter(s):
  • Lidar
Platform(s) AIRCRAFT, BT-67, BT-67
Sensor(s): LIDAR, Sigma Space Lidar
Data Format(s):
  • HDF
  • XML
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Donald Blankenship, Scott Kempf, Duncan Young, Laura Lindzey

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., S. D. Kempf, D. A. Young, and L. E. Lindzey. 2012, updated 2014. IceBridge Photon Counting Lidar L1B Subset Geolocated Photon Elevations, 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/NR1VABD1ZDTQ. [Date Accessed].
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