IceBridge Narrow Swath ATM L1B Qfit Elevation and Return Strength, Version 1 (ILNSA1B)
Data set:
ILNSA1B
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Version Summary
Initial release

Overview

This data set contains spot elevation measurements of Greenland, Arctic, and Antarctic sea ice acquired using the NASA Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) 4CT3 narrow scan instrumentation. The data were collected as part of Operation IceBridge funded aircraft survey campaigns.
Data Contributor(s):
  • Michael
    Studinger
Parameter(s):
SEA ICE ELEVATION
Platform(s):
DC-8, P-3B
Sensor(s):
ATM
Data Format(s):
Binary
Temporal Coverage:
16 March 2011 to 8 November 2012
Temporal Resolution:
Varies
Spatial Resolution:
2 m
2 m
Spatial Coverage:
N:
90
S:
60
E:
180
W:
-180
N:
-53
S:
-90
E:
180
W:
-180

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