Data Set ID:
IDCSI4

IceBridge L4 Sea Ice Freeboard, Snow Depth, and Thickness, Version 1

This data set contains derived geophysical data products including sea ice freeboard, snow depth, and sea ice thickness measurements in Greenland and 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.

This is the most recent version of these data.

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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
  • XML
Spatial Coverage:
N: 90, 
N: -53, 
S: 60, 
S: -90, 
E: 180, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
W: -180
Platform(s):C-130, DC-8, P-3B
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):ATM, CAMBOT, DMS, Snow Radar
Temporal Coverage:
  • 19 March 2009 to 25 April 2013
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionVariesMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Nathan Kurtz, Michael Studinger, Jeremy Harbeck, Vincent-De-Paul Onana, Donghui Yi

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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 D. Yi. 2015. IceBridge L4 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/G519SHCKWQV6. [Date Accessed].

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