MEaSUREs Multi-year Greenland Ice Sheet Velocity Mosaic, Version 1 (NSIDC-0670)
Data set:
NSIDC-0670
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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, contains a multi-year ice-sheet-wide velocity mosaic for Greenland, derived from Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR), Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), and Landsat 8 optical imagery data. See Greenland Ice Mapping Project (GIMP) for related data.
Data Contributor(s):
  • Ian
    Joughin
  • Ben
    Smith
  • Ian
    Howat
  • Ted
    Scambos
Parameter(s):
ICE VELOCITY
Platform(s):
ALOS, ERS-1, ERS-2, LANDSAT-8, RADARSAT-1, RADARSAT-2, TSX
Sensor(s):
OLI, PALSAR, SAR
Data Format(s):
GeoTIFF, JPEG
Temporal Coverage:
1 December 1995 to 31 October 2015
Temporal Resolution:
Not applicable
Spatial Resolution:
250 m
250 m
Spatial Coverage:
N:
83
S:
60
E:
-14
W:
-75

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Sample Data Image

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Greenland ice velocity map

This color-coded map shows a multiyear ice velocity mosaic for the Greenland Ice Sheet, superimposed upon topographic features along the coast. Highest velocities appear in magenta, intermediate velocities appear in blue and green, and lowest velocities appear in yellow. Credit: NASA MEaSUREs GrIMP Data: DLR, ESA, USGS, JAXA, CSA

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