IceBridge Ku-Band Radar L1B Geolocated Radar Echo Strength Profiles, Version 2 (IRKUB1B)
Data set:
IRKUB1B
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Version Summary
Version 2 data are in netCDF format beginning with the 2012 Antarctica campaign.

Version 1 data are in MATLAB and binary format for Spring 2012 and earlier campaigns.

  • Beginning with the 2012 Antarctica campaign, the data file format is netCDF.

  • Data files for all previous campaigns are to be replaced with netCDF files.

Overview

This data set contains elevation and surface measurements over Greenland, the Arctic, and Antarctica, as well as flight path charts and echogram images acquired using the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) Ku-Band Radar Altimeter.
Parameter(s):
RADAR IMAGERY SEA ICE ELEVATION
Platform(s):
C-130, DC-8, P-3B, WP-3D ORION
Sensor(s):
Ku-Band Radar
Data Format(s):
NetCDF, XML, JPEG
Temporal Coverage:
12 October 2012 to 18 November 2016
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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