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ITKTC0

IceBridge L0 Raw Kinematics GPS Time Codes, Version 1

The NASA IceBridge L0 Raw Kinematics GPS Time Codes (ITKTC0) data set contains time codes generated during flights over Antarctica using the TrueTime 705-101 GPS Time Code Generator. The data were collected by scientists working on the Investigating the Cryospheric Evolution of the Central Antarctic Plate (ICECAP) project, which is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) with additional support from NASA Operation IceBridge. The data are stored in ASCII text format and are available for periodic, ongoing campaigns from 2009 to the present via FTP.

Geographic Coverage

Parameter(s):
  • Platform Characteristics > Data Synchronization Time
Spatial Coverage:
  • N: -53, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 2009
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Platform(s) AIRCRAFT, BT-67
Sensor(s): GPS, KTC
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Donald Blankenship, Scott Kempf, Duncan Young
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.

Blankenship, Donald D., Scott Kempf, Duncan Young 2011. IceBridge L0 Raw Kinematics GPS Time Codes, 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/FESJNXKYDCOE. [Date Accessed].

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The NASA IceBridge L0 Raw Kinematics GPS Time Codes (ITKTC0) data set contains time codes generated during flights over Antarctica using the TrueTime 705-101 GPS Time Code Generator. The data were collected by scientists working on the Investigating the Cryospheric Evolution of the Central Antarctic Plate (ICECAP) project, which is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) with additional support from NASA Operation IceBridge. The data are stored in ASCII text format and are available for periodic, ongoing campaigns from 2009 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.

In the 2009/2010 season, Operation IceBridge supplemented the Cryospheric Evolution of the Central Antarctic Plate (ICECAP) project with 36 days of additional survey time.

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

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