IceBridge ATM L1B Elevation and Return Strength with Waveforms, Version 1 (ILATMW1B)
Data set:
ILATMW1B
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Version Summary
Initial release

Overview

This data set contains spot elevation measurements with corresponding waveforms of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice, and Greenland, Antarctic Peninsula, and West Antarctic region ice surface acquired using the NASA Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) instrumentation. The data were collected as part of Operation IceBridge funded aircraft survey campaigns.
Data Contributor(s):
  • Michael
    Studinger
Parameter(s):
GLACIER ELEVATION/ICE SHEET ELEVATION SENSOR COUNTS
Platform(s):
C-130, DC-8, G-V, HU-25A, HU-25C, P-3B, WP-3D ORION
Sensor(s):
ATM
Data Format(s):
HDF5
Temporal Coverage:
17 July 2017 to 20 November 2019
Temporal Resolution:
Varies
Spatial Resolution:
Varies
Varies
Spatial Coverage:
N:
90
S:
60
E:
180
W:
-180
N:
-53
S:
-90
E:
180
W:
-180

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