Data Set ID:
IGBGM0

IceBridge BGM-3 Gravimeter L0 Raw Accelerations, Version 1

This data set contains gravity measurements taken over Antarctica using the BGM-3 Gravimeter instrument. The data were collected by scientists working on the Investigating the Cryospheric Evolution of the Central Antarctic Plate (ICECAP) project, which is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), with additional support from NASA Operation IceBridge.

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary:

Initial release

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Parameter(s):
  • Geodetics/Gravity > Gravity
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Spatial Coverage:
N: -53, 
S: -90, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
Platform(s):AIRCRAFT, BT-67
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):BGM-3, GRAVIMETERS
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 2009 to 18 December 2010
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Donald Blankenship, Scott Kempf, Duncan Young

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.

Blankenship, D. D., S. D. Kempf, and D. A. Young. 2011. IceBridge BGM-3 Gravimeter L0 Raw Accelerations, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: https://doi.org/10.5067/661RV8R0JSJU. [Date Accessed].
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