Data Set ID: 
IRACC1B

IceBridge Accumulation Radar L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles, Version 1

This data set contains radar echograms taken over Greenland using the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) Accumulation Radar instrument. The data were collected as part of Operation IceBridge funded campaigns.

There is a more recent version of these data.

Version Summary: 

Initial release

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Data: Data integrity and usability verified

Documentation: Key metadata and user guide available

User Support: Assistance with data access and usage; guidance on use of data in tools

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Parameter(s):
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Glacier Topography/Ice Sheet Topography > GLACIER TOPOGRAPHY/ICE SHEET TOPOGRAPHY
  • Radar > Radar Imagery > RADAR IMAGERY
  • Sea Ice > Sea Ice Elevation > SEA ICE ELEVATION
  • Snow/Ice > Snow Cover > SNOW COVER
Data Format(s):
  • PDF
  • Binary
  • JPEG
  • KML
  • MAT
Spatial Coverage:
N: 90, 
S: 60, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
Platform(s):DC-8, P-3B
Spatial Resolution:
  • Varies x Varies
Sensor(s):Accumulation Radar
Temporal Coverage:
  • 6 May 2010 to 7 May 2012
(updated 2012)
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionVariesMetadata 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, updated 2012. IceBridge Accumulation Radar L1B Geolocated Radar 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/AOLNV74W1O4K. [Date Accessed].

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