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Data Set ID:
BLVIS0

Pre-IceBridge LVIS L0 Raw Ranges, Version 1

This data set contains laser altimeter measurements over Greenland taken from the NASA Land, Vegetation, and Ice Sensor (LVIS). The data are stored in binary format, along with airborne geo-reference files, and are available for 20 and 21 September 2007.

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary:

Initial release

BASIC Level of Service

Data: Data integrity verified

Documentation: Key metadata and links to supporting documentation available

User Support: Assistance with data access and basic data usage

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Parameter(s):
  • TOPOGRAPHY > TERRAIN ELEVATION > BED ELEVATION
Data Format(s):
  • Binary
Spatial Coverage:
N: 90, 
S: 60, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
Platform(s):AIRCRAFT, B-200, DC-8, G-V, HU-25C, P-3B, RQ-4
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):ALTIMETERS, LASERS, LVIS
Temporal Coverage:
  • 20 September 2007 to 21 September 2007
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata 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, Bryan, and Michelle Hofton 2011. Pre-IceBridge LVIS L0 Raw Ranges, 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/UQADDU14AS9G. [Date Accessed].
A user guide is not available for this data set.
No technical references available for this data set.

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