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Data Set ID: 
BLVIS2

Pre-IceBridge LVIS L2 Geolocated Ground Elevation and Return Energy Quartiles, Version 1

This data set contains surface elevation data over Greenland measured by the NASA Land, Vegetation, and Ice Sensor (LVIS), an airborne lidar scanning laser altimeter.

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
Data Format(s):
  • Binary
Spatial Coverage:
N: 90, 
S: 60, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
Platform(s):B-200, DC-8, G-V, HU-25C, P-3B, RQ-4
Spatial Resolution:
  • 20 x 20
Sensor(s):LVIS
Temporal Coverage:
  • 20 September 2007 to 21 September 2007
Version(s):V1
Temporal Resolution1 dayMetadata 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. 2011. Pre-IceBridge LVIS L2 Geolocated Ground Elevation and Return Energy Quartiles, 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/BA180DOW1E1Q. [Date Accessed].
A user guide is not available for this data set.
No technical references available for this data set.

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