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Data Set ID:
IMCS30

IceBridge Scintrex CS-3 Cesium Magnetometer L0 Raw Magnetic Field, Version 1

The NASA IceBridge Scintrex CS-3 Cesium Magnetometer L0 Raw Magnetic Field data set contains magnetic field readings and fluxgate values taken over Greenland using the Scintrex CS-3 Cesium Magnetometer. 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 2011 to the present via FTP.

Geographic Coverage

Parameter(s):
  • Geomagnetism > Magnetic Field
Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 83, S: 59, E: -12, W: -74

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 15 March 2011
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Platform(s) AIRCRAFT, P-3B
Sensor(s): CS-3, MAGNETOMETERS
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): James Cochran, Nicholas Frearson, Kirsteen Tinto, Bethany Burton
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.

Cochran, James R., Bethany Burton, Nicholas Frearson, Kirsteen Tinto 2011. IceBridge Scintrex CS-3 Cesium Magnetometer L0 Raw Magnetic Field, 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/NKOACUH8VF34. [Date Accessed].

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The NASA IceBridge Scintrex CS-3 Cesium Magnetometer L0 Raw Magnetic Field data set contains magnetic field readings and fluxgate values taken over Greenland using the Scintrex CS-3 Cesium Magnetometer. 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 2011 to the present via FTP.

Operation IceBridge products may include test flight data that are not useful for research and scientific analysis. Test flights usually occur at the beginning of campaigns. Users should read flight reports for the flights that collected any of the data they intend to use. Check IceBridge campaign Flight Reports for dates and information about test flights.

The directory structure for this data set is described in the 00README.txt file.

Data set DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/NKOACUH8VF34.

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