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Data Set ID:
ILVIS2

IceBridge LVIS L2 Geolocated Surface Elevation Product, Version 1

This data set contains surface elevation measurements from NASA's Land, Vegetation, and Ice Sensor (LVIS) over areas including Greenland and Antarctica. The data were collected as part of NASA Operation IceBridge funded campaigns.

Geographic Coverage

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

  • N: 90, S: 60, E: 180, W: -180

Spatial Resolution:
  • Varies x Varies
Temporal Coverage:
  • 14 April 2009
(updated 2016)
Temporal Resolution: Varies
Parameter(s):
  • Topography > Terrain Elevation
Platform(s) AIRCRAFT, B-200, DC-8, G-V, HU-25C, P-3B, RQ-4
Sensor(s): ALTIMETERS, LASERS, LVIS
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text (.txt)
  • XML
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): J. Blair, Michelle Hofton

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.

Blair, J. B. and M. Hofton. 2010, updated 2016. IceBridge LVIS L2 Geolocated Surface Elevation Product, 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/OIKFGJNBM6OO. [Date Accessed].
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