IceBridge LVIS L2 Geolocated Surface Elevation Product, Version 1 (ILVIS2)
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ILVIS2
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Version Summary
Initial release

Overview

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.
Data Contributor(s):
  • J.
    Blair
  • Michelle
    Hofton
Parameter(s):
TERRAIN ELEVATION
Platform(s):
AIRCRAFT, B-200, C-130, DC-8, G-V, HU-25C, P-3B, RQ-4
Sensor(s):
ALTIMETERS, LASERS, LVIS
Data Format(s):
ASCII
Temporal Coverage:
14 April 2009 to 31 October 2015
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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