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MEaSUREs Annual Greenland Outlet Glacier Terminus Positions from SAR Mosaics, Version 1 (NSIDC-0642)
Data set:
NSIDC-0642
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Version Summary
Initial release

Overview

This data set, part of the NASA Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments (MEaSUREs) program, provides Greenland outlet glacier terminus positions created from MEaSUREs Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) mosaics and Landsat 8 OLI imagery. See Greenland Ice Mapping Project (GrIMP) for related data.
Data Contributor(s):
  • Ian
    Joughin
  • Twila
    Moon
  • Jonah
    Joughin
  • Taryn
    Black
Parameter(s):
GLACIER EXTENT
Platform(s):
LANDSAT-8, RADARSAT-1, SENTINEL-1A, SENTINEL-1B
Sensor(s):
C-SAR, OLI, SAR
Data Format(s):
Shapefile
Temporal Coverage:
30 September 2000 to 23 January 2001 , 24 December 2005 to 4 April 2006 , 30 December 2006 to 4 February 2007 , 22 November 2007 to 30 March 2008 , 10 January 2009 to 5 February 2009 , 15 January 2013 to 26 March 2013 , 21 January 2015 to 31 March 2015 , 2 February 2016 to 2 April 2016 , 1 February 2017 to 6 April 2017
Temporal Resolution:
1 year
Spatial Resolution:
Varies
Varies
Spatial Coverage:
N:
83
S:
60
E:
-14
W:
-75

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