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Data Set ID: 
IRACC1B

IceBridge Accumulation Radar L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles, Version 1

This data set contains radar echograms taken over Greenland using the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) Accumulation Radar instrument. The data were collected as part of Operation IceBridge funded campaigns.

Version Summary: 

Version 1 is the initial release of the IceBridge Accumulation Radar L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles data set.

Geographic Coverage

Data Set Tabs

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 90, S: 60, E: 180, W: -180

Spatial Resolution:
  • Varies x Varies
Temporal Coverage:
  • 6 May 2010 to 7 May 2012
(updated 2012)
Temporal Resolution: Varies
Parameter(s):
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Glacier Topography/Ice Sheet Topography
  • Radar > Radar Imagery
  • Sea Ice > Sea Ice Elevation
  • Snow/Ice > Snow Cover
Platform(s) DC-8, P-3B
Sensor(s): Accumulation Radar
Data Format(s):
  • PDF
  • MATLAB
  • Keyhole Markup Language (.kml)
  • Binary
  • JPEG
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Carl Leuschen

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.

Leuschen, C. 2011, updated 2012. IceBridge Accumulation Radar L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles, 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/AOLNV74W1O4K. [Date Accessed].

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Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA