Data Set ID: 

Alaska Tidewater Glacier Terminus Positions, Version 1

This data set contains Alaska tidewater glacier terminus positions digitized from USGS topographic maps and Landsat images.

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary: 

initial release

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Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
  • ESRI Shapefile
Spatial Coverage:
N: 61.5, 
S: 56.5, 
E: -132, 
W: -151
Platform(s):LANDSAT-5, LANDSAT-7
Spatial Resolution:
  • 30 m x 30 m
Sensor(s):ETM+, MSS, TM
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 1948 to 31 December 2012
Temporal ResolutionVariesMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Robert McNabb, Regine Hock

Geographic Coverage

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McNabb, R. W. and R. Hock. 2015. Alaska Tidewater Glacier Terminus Positions, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: [Date Accessed].

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