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Data Set ID:
ARCSS306

High-Resolution Rectified Aerial Photography for Collaborative Research of Environmental Change at Barrow, Alaska, USA, Version 1

This data set includes aerial photography of Barrow, Alaska, which has been geocorrected to a 2002 QuickBird satellite image or Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (IFSAR) imagery. Photography included in the set is from these specific dates, from 1948 to 1997: 4 August 1948, 29 July 1949, 12-14 August 1955, 12-24 August 1962, 14 July 1964, 15 July 1979, 31 August 1984, and 16 July 1997.

Data are in GeoTIFF and ESRI Shapefile formats with FGDC compliant metadata. Data on DVD are available for ordering. Note: The data for 14 July 1964 span both DVDs.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 71.45, S: 70.9, E: -155.4, W: -157.47

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 16 July 1997
  • 31 August 1984
  • 15 July 1979
  • 14 July 1964
  • 12 August 1962 to 24 August 1962
  • 12 August 1955 to 14 August 1955
  • 29 July 1949
  • 4 August 1948
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Visible Wavelengths > Visible Imagery > Aerial Photography
Platform(s) AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS, QUICKBIRD
Sensor(s): CAMERAS, IFSAR, QUICKBIRD/BHRC-60
Data Format(s):
  • GeoTIFF
  • ESRI Shapefile
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Leanne Lestak, William Manley, Paige Sturtevant, Jim Maslanik, Craig Tweedie, Jerry Brown

Data Citation

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.

Lestak, L. R., W. F. Manley, P. M. Sturtevant, J. Maslanik, C. Tweedie, and J. Brown. 2007. High-Resolution Rectified Aerial Photography for Collaborative Research of Environmental Change at Barrow, Alaska, USA, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. [Date Accessed].
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