Data Set ID:

AMSRIce06 Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) Lidar Data, Version 1

Notice to Data Users: The documentation for this data set was provided solely by the Principal Investigator(s) and was not further developed, thoroughly reviewed, or edited by NSIDC. Thus, support for this data set may be limited.

This data set contains Lidar measurements of sea ice in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas of the Arctic Ocean, and of snow cover off the northern coast of Alaska, USA. The Lidar data were obtained by the Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) instrument mounted on a P3 aircraft.

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Geographic Coverage

Data Set Tabs

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 71.9577, S: 64.8929, E: -148.2055, W: -166.1468

Spatial Resolution:
Not Specified
Temporal Coverage
  • 2006-03-21
  • 2006-03-22
  • 2006-03-25
Temporal Resolution:
Not specified
  • Sea Ice > Ice Extent
  • Sea Ice > Ice Roughness
  • Snow/Ice > Snow Cover
Sensor(s): ATM, CAMERAS, GPS
Data Format(s):
  • Binary
  • ASCII Text (.txt)
Data Contributor(s): William Krabill

Data Citation

As a condition of using this data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Krabill, W. B. 2010. AMSRIce06 Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) Lidar Data, Version 1. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. [Date Accessed].

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