Antarctic 5-km Digital Elevation Model from ERS-1 Altimetry, Version 1
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This is the most recent version of these data.
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.
GLACIER ELEVATION/ICE SHEET ELEVATION ICE SHEETS SURFACE ROUGHNESS TOPOGRAPHICAL RELIEF MAPS
RA, RADAR ALTIMETERS
1 March 1994 to 31 May 1995
1 day, 1 day
Blue outlined yellow areas on the map below indicate the spatial coverage for this data set.
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