Data Set ID:
IDCSI2

IceBridge Sea Ice Freeboard, Snow Depth, and Thickness, Version 1

NOTE: This data set has been replaced by IceBridge L4 Sea Ice Freeboard, Snow Depth, and Thickness (IDCSI4). This data set contains derived geophysical data products including sea ice freeboard, snow depth, and sea ice thickness measurements in Antarctica retrieved from IceBridge Snow Radar, Digital Mapping System (DMS), Continuous Airborne Mapping By Optical Translator (CAMBOT), and Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) data sets. The data were collected as part of Operation IceBridge funded campaigns.

Version Summary:

Initial release

Parameter(s):
  • Sea Ice > Freeboard
  • Sea Ice > Ice Depth/Thickness
  • Sea Ice > Ice Roughness
  • Sea Ice > Sea Ice Elevation
  • Sea Ice > Snow Depth
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Spatial Coverage:
N: -53, 
S: -90, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
Platform(s):DC-8, P-3B
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):ATM, CAMBOT, DMS, Snow Radar
Temporal Coverage:
  • 21 October 2009 to 10 April 2012
(updated 2015)
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionVariesMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Nathan Kurtz, Michael Studinger, Jeremy Harbeck, Vincent-De-Paul Onana, Sinead Farrell

Geographic Coverage

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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.

Kurtz, N., M. Studinger, J. Harbeck, V. Onana, and S. L. Farrell. 2012, updated 2015. IceBridge Sea Ice Freeboard, Snow Depth, and Thickness, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: https://doi.org/10.5067/7XJ9HRV50O57. [Date Accessed].

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