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IceBridge ARES L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles, Version 1

This data set contains radar echograms acquired by the Arizona Radio-Echo Sounder (ARES) over select glaciers in Alaska. The data are provided in HDF5 formatted files, which include important metadata for interpreting the data. Browse images are also available.

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

User Support: Assistance with data access and basic data usage

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Data Format(s):
  • HDF5
Spatial Coverage:
N: 63, 
S: 56, 
E: -129, 
W: -157
Spatial Resolution:
  • 5 m x 5 m
Temporal Coverage:
  • 26 August 2015 to 12 May 2021
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):John Holt, Martin Truffer, Chris Larsen, B. Tober

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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.

Holt, J. W., M. Truffer, C. Larsen, M. S. Christoffersen, and B. S. Tober. 2021. IceBridge ARES 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/X2H7MP5DBTYP. [Date Accessed].
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