Antarctic 5-km Digital Elevation Model from ERS-1 Altimetry, Version 1 (NSIDC-0076)
Data set:
NSIDC-0076
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Overview

This data set provides a Digital Elevation Model (DEM) for Antarctica to 81.5 degrees south latitude, at a resolution of 5 km. Approximately twenty million data points were used to generate this data set. Data points were derived from ERS-1 radar altimetry during the geodetic phase from March 1994 to May 1995.
Data Contributor(s):
  • Jonathan
    Bamber
  • R.
    Layberry
  • S.
    Gogenini
Parameter(s):
GLACIER ELEVATION/ICE SHEET ELEVATION ICE SHEETS SURFACE ROUGHNESS TOPOGRAPHICAL RELIEF MAPS
Platform(s):
ERS-1, SATELLITES
Sensor(s):
RA, RADAR ALTIMETERS
Data Format(s):
ASCII
Temporal Coverage:
1 March 1994 to 31 May 1995
Temporal Resolution:
1 day, 1 day
Spatial Resolution:
5
Spatial Coverage:
N:
-65
S:
-81
E:
180
W:
-180

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