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LVIS Classic L2 Geolocated Surface Elevation and Canopy Height Product, Version 1
Data set id:
LVISC2
DOI: 10.5067/W569D47GCOUX
This is the most recent version of these data.
Version Summary
Initial release

Overview

This data set contains Level-2 geolocated surface elevation and canopy height measurements collected by the NASA Land, Vegetation, and Ice Sensor (LVIS) Facility, an imaging lidar and camera sensor suite.
Parameter(s):
GLACIER ELEVATION/ICE SHEET ELEVATIONSEA ICE ELEVATIONTERRAIN ELEVATIONVEGETATION HEIGHT
Platform(s):
G-III, G-V
Sensor(s):
LVIS
Data Format(s):
ASCII
Temporal Coverage:
21 May 2019 to present
Temporal Resolution:
  • Varies
Spatial Resolution:
  • varies
  • varies
Spatial Reference System(s):
WGS 84
EPSG:4326
Spatial Coverage:
N:
72
S:
-3
E:
17
W:
-168
Blue outlined yellow areas on the map below indicate the spatial coverage for this data set.

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