Data Set ID:
ILUTP1B

IceBridge Riegl Laser Altimeter L1B Time-Tagged Laser Ranges, Version 1

This data set contains laser ranges, returned pulses, and deviation for returned pulses in Antarctica and Greenland using the Riegl Laser Altimeter. The data were collected by scientists working on the Investigating the Cryospheric Evolution of the Central Antarctic Plate (ICECAP) project, which is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) with additional support from NASA's Operation IceBridge.

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Initial release

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Parameter(s):
  • LIDAR > Lidar
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Spatial Coverage:
N: -53, 
N: 90, 
S: -90, 
S: 60, 
E: 180, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
W: -180
Platform(s):AIRCRAFT, BT-67
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):ALTIMETERS, UTIG Riegl
Temporal Coverage:
  • 29 December 2008 to 26 January 2013
(updated 2018)
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Donald Blankenship, Scott Kempf, Duncan Young

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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.

Blankenship, D. D., S. D. Kempf, and D. A. Young. 2012, updated 2018. IceBridge Riegl Laser Altimeter L1B Time-Tagged Laser Ranges, 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/KH078MNXPAOV. [Date Accessed].
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