Data Set ID: 
LVISF2

LVIS Facility L2 Geolocated Surface Elevation and Canopy Height Product, Version 1

This data set contains Level-2 geolocated surface elevation and canopy height measurements collected by the NASA Land, Vegetation, and Ice Sensor (LVIS) Facility, an airborne lidar scanning laser altimeter. The data were collected either as part of NASA’s Terrestrial Ecology Program campaign, the Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE), or of the Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) mission.

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Initial release

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Parameter(s):
  • TOPOGRAPHY > TERRAIN ELEVATION
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Spatial Coverage:
N: 72, 
S: 9, 
E: -81, 
W: -168
Platform(s):G-V
Spatial Resolution:
  • Varies x Varies
Sensor(s):LVIS
Temporal Coverage:
  • 21 May 2019 to 8 August 2019
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.

Blair, J. B. and M. Hofton. 2020. LVIS Facility L2 Geolocated Surface Elevation and Canopy Height Product, 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/VP7J20HJQISD. [Date Accessed].

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