Data Set ID: 
IR1HI1B

IceBridge HiCARS 1 L1B Time-Tagged Echo Strength Profiles, Version 1

This data set contains Antarctica radar sounder echo strength profiles from the Hi-Capability Radar Sounder (HiCARS) Version 1 instrument. The data were collected by scientists working on the Investigating the Cryospheric Evolution of the Central Antarctic Plate (ICECAP) project, which was funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) with additional support from NASA Operation IceBridge.

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Initial release

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Parameter(s):
  • RADAR > RETURN POWER > PHASE AND AMPLITUDE
  • RADAR > RETURN POWER
Data Format(s):
  • NetCDF
  • PDF
Spatial Coverage:
N: -53, 
S: -90, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
Platform(s):BT-67, DHC-6
Spatial Resolution:
  • Varies x Varies
Sensor(s):HiCARS1
Temporal Coverage:
  • 2 January 2009 to 29 December 2010
Version(s):V1
Temporal Resolution1 yearMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Donald Blankenship, Scott Kempf, Duncan Young, Thomas Richter, Dustin Schroeder, Jamin Greenbaum, Gregory Ng, Tas van Ommen, Roland Warner

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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, D. A. Young, T. G. Richter, D. M. Schroeder, J. S. Greenbaum, T. van Ommen, R. C. Warner, J. L. Roberts, N. W. Young, E. Lemeur, M. J. Siegert, and J. W. Holt. 2017. IceBridge HiCARS 1 L1B Time-Tagged Echo Strength Profiles, 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/W2KXX0MYNJ9G. [Date Accessed].

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