Radarsat Antarctic Mapping Project Digital Elevation Model, Version 2 (NSIDC-0082)
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NSIDC-0082
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Version Summary
Version 2 improves upon the original version by incorporating new topographic data, error corrections, extended coverage, and other modifications.

Overview

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.
Data Contributor(s):
  • Hongxing
    Liu
  • Kenneth
    Jezek
  • Biyan
    Li
  • Zhiyuan
    Zhao
Parameter(s):
CONTOUR MAPS GLACIER ELEVATION/ICE SHEET ELEVATION GLACIERS GLACIER TOPOGRAPHY/ICE SHEET TOPOGRAPHY ICE SHEETS
Platform(s):
AIRCRAFT, GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
Sensor(s):
GPS, GPS RECEIVERS, RADAR ALTIMETERS
Data Format(s):
ArcGIS, ArcGIS, ArcGIS, Binary, Binary, Binary, ASCII, ASCII
Temporal Coverage:
1 January 1940 to 1 January 1999
Temporal Resolution:
Spatial Resolution:
Not Specified
Spatial Coverage:
N:
-60
S:
-90
E:
180
W:
-180

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