Data Set ID:
OLVIS1A

LVIS L1A Geotagged Images, Version 1

This data set contains geotagged images collected over the United States, Western Canada, and Central America. The images were taken by two NASA Digital Mapping Cameras, which were mounted alongside the Land, Vegetation, and Ice Sensor (LVIS), an airborne lidar scanning laser altimeter. Data were collected in support of: NASA’s Terrestrial Ecology Program, the Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE); the NASA Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) mission; and annual Engineering Check Flights of the LVIS instrument (sites in Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina).

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Initial release

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Parameter(s):
  • VISIBLE WAVELENGTHS > VISIBLE IMAGERY
Data Format(s):
  • JPEG
Spatial Coverage:
N: 72, 
S: 9, 
E: -75, 
W: -168
Platform(s):B-200, C-130, DC-8, G-V, HU-25C, P-3B, RQ-4
Spatial Resolution:
  • Varies x Varies
Sensor(s):LVIS-Camera
Temporal Coverage:
  • 7 November 2018 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 L1A Geotagged Images, 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/NE5KKKBAQG44. [Date Accessed].

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