Data Set ID: 
ILVIS0

IceBridge LVIS L0 Raw Ranges, Version 1

This data set contains raw Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU), Global Positioning System (GPS), and camera data over Greenland, Antarctica, and Alaska measured by the NASA Land, Vegetation, and Ice Sensor (LVIS), an airborne lidar scanning laser altimeter. The data were collected as part of Operation IceBridge funded campaigns, including the Arctic Radiation - IceBridge Sea and Ice Experiment (ARISE).

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary: 

Initial release

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Parameter(s):
  • TOPOGRAPHY > TERRAIN ELEVATION
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
  • Binary
  • JPEG
  • JPS
Spatial Coverage:
N: -53, 
N: 90, 
N: 75, 
S: -90, 
S: 60, 
S: 72, 
E: 180, 
E: 180, 
E: -140, 
W: -180
W: -180
W: -160
Platform(s):B-200, C-130, DC-8, G-V, HU-25C, P-3B, RQ-4
Spatial Resolution:
  • Varies x Varies
Sensor(s):LVIS, LVIS-Camera
Temporal Coverage:
  • 14 April 2009 to 20 September 2017
(updated 2018)
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionVariesMetadata 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.

Hofton, M. and J. B. Blair. 2011, updated 2018. 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/E6JPQ3QNW77R. [Date Accessed].

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