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This data set contains depth sounder measurements of elevation, surface, bottom, and thickness for Alaska taken from the Warm Ice Sounding Explorer (WISE). The data were collected as part of Operation IceBridge funded aircraft survey campaigns.
United States Of America
N: 61.7, S: 58.7, E: -137.1, W: -148.6
Rignot, E., J. Mouginot, C. Larsen, Y. Gim, and D. Kirchner. 2013. Low-frequency Radar Sounding of Temperate Ice Masses in Southern Alaska, Geophysical Research Letters. 40. 5399-5405. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2013GL057452