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AfriSAR LVIS L2 Geolocated Surface Elevation Product, Version 1 (AFLVIS2)
Data set:
AFLVIS2
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Version Summary
Initial release

Overview

This data set contains surface elevation data over Gabon, Africa. The measurements were taken by the NASA Land, Vegetation, and Ice Sensor (LVIS), an airborne lidar scanning laser altimeter. The data were collected as part of a NASA campaign, in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA) mission AfriSAR.
Parameter(s):
TERRAIN ELEVATION
Platform(s):
AIRCRAFT, B-200, C-130, DC-8, G-V, HU-25C, P-3B, RQ-4
Sensor(s):
ALTIMETERS, LASERS, LVIS
Data Format(s):
ASCII
Temporal Coverage:
20 February 2016 to 8 March 2016
Temporal Resolution:
Varies
Spatial Resolution:
Varies
Varies
Spatial Coverage:
N:
1
S:
-2
E:
12
W:
8

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