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Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0082

Radarsat Antarctic Mapping Project Digital Elevation Model, Version 2

The high-resolution Radarsat Antarctic Mapping Project (RAMP) Digital Elevation Model (DEM) combines topographic data from a variety of sources to provide consistent coverage of all of Antarctica.

Version Summary:

Version 2 improves upon the original version by incorporating new topographic data, error corrections, extended coverage, and other modifications.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: -60, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 1940 to 1 January 1999
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Topography > Contours
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Glacier Elevation/Ice Sheet Elevation
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Glaciers
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Glacier Topography/Ice Sheet Topography
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Ice Sheets
  • Topography > Landforms
  • Topography > Topographical Relief
Platform(s) AIRCRAFT, DEM, ERS-1, GROUND STATIONS, GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS, MAPS
Sensor(s): GPS, GPS RECEIVERS, RADAR ALTIMETERS
Data Format(s):
  • ArcGIS
  • Binary
  • ASCII Text
Version: V2
Data Contributor(s): Hongxing Liu, Kenneth Jezek, Biyan Li, Zhiyuan Zhao

Data Citation

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Liu, H., K. C. Jezek, B. Li, and Z. Zhao. 2015. Radarsat Antarctic Mapping Project Digital Elevation Model, Version 2. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. [Date Accessed].
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