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This data set contains radar echograms taken from the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) ultra Multichannel Coherent Radar Depth Sounder (MCoRDS) over land and sea ice in the Arctic and Antarctic. The data were collected as part of Operation IceBridge funded aircraft survey campaigns.
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.
N: 83, S: 59, E: -12, W: -74
N: -53, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180