Data Set ID: 
AFLVIS2

AfriSAR LVIS L2 Geolocated Surface Elevation Product, Version 1

This data set contains surface elevation data over Gabon, Africa. The measurements were taken by the NASA Land, Vegetation, and Ice Sensor (LVIS), an airborne lidar scanning laser altimeter. The data were collected as part of a NASA campaign, in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA) mission AfriSAR.

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary: 

Initial release

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Data: Data integrity and usability verified

Documentation: Key metadata and user guide available

User Support: Assistance with data access and usage; guidance on use of data in tools

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Parameter(s):
  • TOPOGRAPHY > TERRAIN ELEVATION
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Spatial Coverage:
N: 1, 
S: -2, 
E: 12, 
W: 8
Platform(s):AIRCRAFT, B-200, C-130, DC-8, G-V, HU-25C, P-3B, RQ-4
Spatial Resolution:
  • Varies x Varies
Sensor(s):ALTIMETERS, LASERS, LVIS
Temporal Coverage:
  • 20 February 2016 to 8 March 2016
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionVariesMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):J. Blair, Michelle Hofton

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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.

Blair, J. B. and M. Hofton. 2018. AfriSAR LVIS L2 Geolocated Surface Elevation Product, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: https://doi.org/10.5067/A0PMUXXVUYNH. [Date Accessed].

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