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Data Set ID:
IPUTG1B

IceBridge GPS/IMU L1B Primary Position and Attitude Solution, Version 1

This data set contains elevation, roll, pitch, heading, north-south acceleration, east-west acceleration, and vertical acceleration measurements over Antarctica using the Systron and Donner MMQ-50 Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) and the Topcon GB-1000 GPS+ receiver. The data were collected by scientists working on the Investigating the Cryospheric Evolution of the Central Antarctic Plate (ICECAP) project, which is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), with additional support from NASA Operation IceBridge.

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary:

Initial release

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Data: Data integrity verified

Documentation: Key metadata and links to supporting documentation available

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Parameter(s):
  • Platform Characteristics > Accelerations
  • Platform Characteristics > Attitude Characteristics
  • Platform Characteristics > Elevation
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Spatial Coverage:
N: -53, 
S: -90, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
Platform(s):BT-67
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):UTIG GPS, UTIG IMU
Temporal Coverage:
  • 12 December 2010 to 29 December 2012
(updated 2013)
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Donald Blankenship, Scott Kempf, Duncan Young

Geographic Coverage

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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.

Blankenship, D. D., S. D. Kempf, and D. A. Young. 2012, updated 2013. IceBridge GPS/IMU L1B Primary Position and Attitude Solution, 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/SLMSON2WTGNM. [Date Accessed].
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