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IceBridge LVIS L1B Geolocated Return Energy Waveforms, Version 1 (ILVIS1B)
Data set:
ILVIS1B
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Version Summary
Initial release

Overview

This data set contains return energy waveform data over Greenland and Antarctica, measured by the NASA Land, Vegetation, and Ice Sensor (LVIS), an airborne lidar scanning laser altimeter. The data were collected as part of Operation IceBridge funded campaigns.
Parameter(s):
TERRAIN ELEVATION
Platform(s):
AIRCRAFT, B-200, DC-8, G-V, HU-25C, P-3B, RQ-4
Sensor(s):
ALTIMETERS, LASERS, LVIS
Data Format(s):
Binary
Temporal Coverage:
14 April 2009 to 10 May 2012
Temporal Resolution:
Varies
Spatial Resolution:
Varies
Varies
Spatial Coverage:
N:
-53
S:
-90
E:
180
W:
-180
N:
90
S:
60
E:
180
W:
-180

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