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IceBridge LVIS L2 Geolocated Surface Elevation Product, Version 1 (ILVIS2)
Data set:
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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Help Articles

How To

Many NSIDC data set web pages provide the ability to search and filter data with spatial and temporal contstraints using a map-based interface. This article outlines how to order NSIDC DAAC data using advanced searching and filtering. 
This guide will provide an overview of the altimetry measurements and data sets across the missions, as well as a guide for accessing the data through NASA Earthdata Search and programmatically using an Application Programming Interface (API).
  Data from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC) can be accessed directly from our HTTPS file system or through our Application Programming Interface (API).