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IceBridge HiCARS 1 L1B Time-Tagged Echo Strength Profiles, Version 1
Data set id:
IR1HI1B
DOI: 10.5067/W2KXX0MYNJ9G
This is the most recent version of these data.
Version Summary
Initial release

Overview

This data set contains Antarctica radar sounder echo strength profiles from the Hi-Capability Radar Sounder (HiCARS) Version 1 instrument. The data were collected by scientists working on the Investigating the Cryospheric Evolution of the Central Antarctic Plate (ICECAP) project, which was funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) with additional support from NASA Operation IceBridge.
Parameter(s):
PHASE AND AMPLITUDERETURN POWER
Platform(s):
BT-67, DHC-6
Sensor(s):
HiCARS1
Data Format(s):
NetCDF, PDF
Temporal Coverage:
2 January 2009 to 29 December 2010
Temporal Resolution:
  • 1 year
Spatial Resolution:
  • varies
  • varies
Spatial Reference System(s):
WGS 84
EPSG:4326
Spatial Coverage:
N:
-53
S:
-90
E:
180
W:
-180
Blue outlined yellow areas on the map below indicate the spatial coverage for this data set.

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