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The IceBridge LVIS L1B Geolocated Return Energy Waveforms (ILVIS1B) data set contains Greenland laser altimetry return energy waveform measurements taken from the NASA Land, Vegetation, and Ice Sensor (LVIS). The data were collected as part of Operation IceBridge funded campaigns.
Version 2 data are HDF5 format beginning with the 2013 Arctic campaign.
Version 1 data are binary format for 2012 and earlier campaigns.
N: 90, S: 60, E: 180, W: -180