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Data Set ID:
IMCS31B

IceBridge Scintrex CS-3 Cesium Magnetometer L1B Geolocated Magnetic Anomalies, Version 2

The NASA IceBridge Scintrex CS-3 Cesium Magnetometer L1B Geolocated Magnetic Anomalies (IMCS31B) data set contains magnetic field readings taken over Antarctica using the Scintrex CS-3 Cesium Magnetometer instrument. The data were collected as part of Operation IceBridge funded aircraft survey campaigns.

Version Summary:

Major Version 2 data, beginning 18 November 2013, are in Comma Separated Value ASCII files with associated XML files.

Version 1 data for 2012 and earlier campaigns are in Geosoft XYZ ASCII format.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: -63, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180

Spatial Resolution:
  • Varies x Varies
Temporal Coverage:
  • 18 November 2013
Temporal Resolution: Varies
Parameter(s):
  • Geomagnetism > Magnetic Field
Platform(s) P-3B
Sensor(s): CS-3
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text (.txt)
  • XML
Version: V2
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, J. R., B. Burton, N. Frearson, and K. Tinto. 2014. IceBridge Scintrex CS-3 Cesium Magnetometer L1B Geolocated Magnetic Anomalies, Version 2. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/OY7C2Y61YSYW. [Date Accessed].
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