Data Set ID:
BRMCR2

Pre-IceBridge MCoRDS L2 Ice Thickness, Version 1

This data set contains depth sounder measurements of ice elevation, ice surface, ice bottom, and ice thickness over Greenland and Antarctica, acquired by the Multichannel Coherent Radar Depth Sounder (MCoRDS).

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary:

Initial release

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Data: Data integrity verified

Documentation: Key metadata and links to supporting documentation available

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Parameter(s):
  • GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS > GLACIER ELEVATION/ICE SHEET ELEVATION
  • GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS > GLACIER THICKNESS/ICE SHEET THICKNESS
Data Format(s):
  • Keyhole Markup Language (.kml)
  • Comma-Separated Values (.csv)
Spatial Coverage:
N: 90, 
N: -53, 
S: 60, 
S: -90, 
E: 180, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
W: -180
Platform(s):AIRCRAFT, DC-8, P-3B
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):MCoRDS, RADAR ECHO SOUNDERS
Temporal Coverage:
  • 23 June 1993 to 23 September 2007
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):John Paden, Jilu Li

Geographic Coverage

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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.

Paden, J., J. Li, C. Leuschen, F. Rodriguez-Morales, and R. Hale. 2011. Pre-IceBridge MCoRDS L2 Ice Thickness, 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/QKMTQ02C2U56. [Date Accessed].
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