Data Set ID: 
ASO_3M_PCDTM

ASO L4 Lidar Point Cloud Digital Terrain Model 3m UTM Grid, Version 1

This data set provides 3 m gridded, bare-earth elevations (excluding trees) that are used as the baseline for the Airborne Snow Observatory (ASO) snow-on products. The data were collected during snow-free conditions as part of the NASA/JPL ASO aircraft survey campaigns.

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary: 

Initial release

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Parameter(s):
  • TOPOGRAPHY > TERRAIN ELEVATION
Data Format(s):
  • GeoTIFF
Spatial Coverage:
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Platform(s):DHC-6, King Air
Spatial Resolution:
  • 3 m x 3 m
Sensor(s):Riegl LMS-Q1560
Temporal Coverage:
  • 23 August 2014 to 10 October 2019
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionVariesMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Thomas Painter, Kat Bormann

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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.

Painter, T. H. and K. J. Bormann. 2020. ASO L4 Lidar Point Cloud Digital Terrain Model 3m UTM Grid, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: https://doi.org/10.5067/2EHMWG4IT76O. [Date Accessed].

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