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Data Set ID:
IRMCR3

IceBridge MCoRDS L3 Gridded Ice Thickness, Surface, and Bottom, Version 2

This data set contains products from depth sounder measurements over Greenland and Antarctica taken from the Multichannel Coherent Radar Depth Sounder (MCoRDS). The data were collected as part of NASA Operation IceBridge funded campaigns.

Version Summary:

On August 14, 2013, the MCoRDS L3 Gridded Ice Thickness, Surface, and Bottom data were replaced by Version 2:

  • V02 grid size is 500 m x 500 m. V01 coarse (3 x 3 km) and dense (1.5 x 1.5 km) grids are not included in V02.
  • V02 contains separate grid .txt files for Surface, Thickness, and Bottom.
  • V01 1995_2011_Petermann_Composite data are removed.
  • V01 TIF files are removed; MAT files added in V02.
  • ASCII text grid file is changed from CSV in V01 to .txt in V02.
  • V01 crossover_analysis directory is removed; errors directory is added with .mat and errors.txt files.

Geographic Coverage

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

  • N: -53, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180

Spatial Resolution:
  • Varies x Varies
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 2006
Temporal Resolution: Varies
Parameter(s):
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Glacier Elevation/Ice Sheet Elevation
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Glacier Thickness/Ice Sheet Thickness
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Glacier Topography/Ice Sheet Topography
Platform(s) AIRCRAFT, DC-8, P-3B
Sensor(s): MCoRDS, RADAR ECHO SOUNDERS
Data Format(s):
  • PNG
  • MATLAB
  • ESRI Shapefile
  • ASCII Text
Version: V2
Data Contributor(s): Chris Allen

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.

Allen, C. 2013. IceBridge MCoRDS L3 Gridded Ice Thickness, Surface, and Bottom, 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/YP1PVPR72IHG. [Date Accessed].
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