Data Set ID:
IPUTN1B

IceBridge GPS L1B Time-Tagged Real-Time Position and Attitude Solution, Version 1

This data set contains elevation, roll, pitch, and heading measurements over Antarctica using the Ashtech GG24 GPS+ receiver and the Systron and Donner MMQ-50 Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU). 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

BASIC Level of Service

Data: Data integrity verified

Documentation: Key metadata and links to supporting documentation available

User Support: Assistance with data access and basic data usage

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Parameter(s):
  • PLATFORM CHARACTERISTICS > ATTITUDE CHARACTERISTICS
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Spatial Coverage:
N: -53, 
S: -90, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
Platform(s):AIRCRAFT, BT-67
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):GPS/IMU, UTIG RTNav
Temporal Coverage:
  • 18 November 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 L1B Time-Tagged Real-Time 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/DHESIUQ7O4YG. [Date Accessed].
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