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Data Set ID:
BLATM1B

Pre-IceBridge ATM L1B Qfit Elevation and Return Strength, Version 1

This data set contains spot elevation measurements of Arctic, Greenland, and Antarctic sea ice and ice surface acquired using the NASA Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) instrumentation.

This is the most recent version of these data.

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Parameter(s):
  • GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS > GLACIER ELEVATION/ICE SHEET ELEVATION
Data Format(s):
  • Binary
Spatial Coverage:
N: -53, 
N: 90, 
S: -90, 
S: 60, 
E: 180, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
W: -180
Platform(s):DC-8, DHC-6, P-3A ORION, P-3B
Spatial Resolution:
  • Varies x Varies
Sensor(s):ATM
Temporal Coverage:
  • 23 June 1993 to 30 October 2008
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionVariesMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Michael Studinger

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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.

Studinger, M. 2012. Pre-IceBridge ATM L1B Qfit Elevation and Return Strength, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: https://doi.org/10.5067/8Q93SAT2LG3Q. [Date Accessed].

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