Data Set ID:

CLPX-Airborne: Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (AIRSAR) Imagery, Version 1

Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (AIRSAR) is a side-looking imaging radar that is able to collect data irrespective of daylight or cloud cover. The AIRSAR instrument operated in two modes over each Cold Land Processes Field Experiment (CLPX) Meso-cell Study Area (MSA). In the first mode (POLSAR), polarimetric radar data were collected at P-, L-, and C-bands. In the second mode (TOPSAR), cross-track interferometry data were collected at C- and L-bands.

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Temporal Coverage:
  • 2003-03-25 to 2003-03-30
  • 2002-09-17
  • 2002-03-25
  • 2002-02-19 to 2002-02-24
Temporal Resolution:
Not specified
Sensor(s): AIRSAR, SAR
Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 40.7, S: 39.9, E: -105.9, W: -106.7

Spatial Resolution:
Not Specified
  • Radar > Radar Imagery
Data Format(s):
  • Binary
  • GeoTIFF
Data Contributor(s): William Chapman, Jiancheng Shi

We kindly request that you cite the use of this data set in a publication using the following citation. For more information, see Use and Copyright.

Chapman, B. and J. Shi. 2004. CLPX-Airborne: Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (AIRSAR) Imagery, Version 1. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center.

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