Data Set ID: 
ILVIS2

IceBridge LVIS L2 Geolocated Surface Elevation Product, Version 1

This data set contains surface elevation data over Greenland, Alaska, 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 NASA Operation IceBridge funded campaigns.

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Version Summary: 

Initial release

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Data: Data integrity and usability verified

Documentation: Key metadata and user guide available

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Parameter(s):
  • TOPOGRAPHY > TERRAIN ELEVATION
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII
Spatial Coverage:
N: -53, 
N: 90, 
S: -90, 
S: 60, 
E: 180, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
W: -180
Platform(s):AIRCRAFT, B-200, C-130, DC-8, G-V, HU-25C, P-3B, RQ-4
Spatial Resolution:
  • Varies x Varies
Sensor(s):ALTIMETERS, LASERS, LVIS
Temporal Coverage:
  • 14 April 2009 to 31 October 2015
(updated 2018)
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionVariesMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):J. Blair, Michelle Hofton

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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.

Blair, J. B. and M. Hofton. 2010, updated 2018. IceBridge LVIS L2 Geolocated Surface Elevation Product, 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/OIKFGJNBM6OO. [Date Accessed].

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