Data Set ID:
IRMCR2

IceBridge MCoRDS L2 Ice Thickness, Version 1

This data set contains depth sounder measurements of elevation, surface, bottom, and thickness for Greenland and Antarctica taken from the Multichannel Coherent Radar Depth Sounder (MCoRDS). The data were collected as part of Operation IceBridge funded aircraft survey campaigns.

This is the most recent version of these data.

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Parameter(s):
  • GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS > GLACIER ELEVATION/ICE SHEET ELEVATION
  • GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS > GLACIER THICKNESS/ICE SHEET THICKNESS
Data Format(s):
  • Comma-Separated Values (.csv)
Spatial Coverage:
N: -53, 
N: 90, 
S: -90, 
S: 60, 
E: 180, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
W: -180
Platform(s):BT-67, C-130, DC-8, P-3B, WP-3D ORION
Spatial Resolution:
  • Varies x Varies
Sensor(s):MCoRDS
Temporal Coverage:
  • 16 October 2009 to 16 November 2018
(updated 2019)
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionVariesMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):John Paden, Jilu Li

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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.

Paden, J., J. Li, C. Leuschen, F. Rodriguez-Morales, and R. Hale. 2010, updated 2019. IceBridge MCoRDS L2 Ice Thickness, 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/GDQ0CUCVTE2Q. [Date Accessed].

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