Data Set ID:
ASO_50M_SD

ASO L4 Lidar Snow Depth 50m UTM Grid, Version 1

This data set contains 50 m gridded snow depths derived from airborne light detection and ranging, or lidar, measurements of surface elevations. The data were collected as part of the NASA/JPL Airborne Snow Observatory (ASO) aircraft survey campaigns.

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary:

Initial release

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Parameter(s):
  • SNOW/ICE > SNOW DEPTH
Data Format(s):
  • GeoTIFF
Spatial Coverage:
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Platform(s):DHC-6, King Air
Spatial Resolution:
  • 50 m x 50 m
Sensor(s):Riegl LMS-Q1560
Temporal Coverage:
  • 3 April 2013 to 16 July 2019
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionVariesMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Thomas Painter

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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. 2018. ASO L4 Lidar Snow Depth 50m 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/STOT5I0U1WVI. [Date Accessed].

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