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CALFIN Subseasonal Greenland Glacial Terminus Positions, Version 1
Data set id:
NSIDC-0764
DOI: 10.5067/7FILV218JZA2
This is the most recent version of these data.
Version Summary
Initial release.

Overview

This data set contains shapefiles of Greenland’s glacial termini and basins for the years 1972 to 2019. These vector data were created from Landsat 1-8 satellite imagery using the Calving Front Machine (CALFIN) an automated processing workflow utilizing neural networks for extracting calving fronts from satellite images of marine-terminating glaciers.
Parameter(s):
GLACIER TERMINUS
Platform(s):
LANDSAT-4, LANDSAT-5, LANDSAT-7, LANDSAT-8
Sensor(s):
ETM+, MSS, OLI, TM
Data Format(s):
Shapefile
Temporal Coverage:
6 September 1972 to 25 June 2019
Temporal Resolution:
  • 3 minute
Spatial Resolution:
  • 30 to 90
  • 30 to 90
Spatial Reference System(s):
WGS 84 / NSIDC Sea Ice Polar Stereographic North
EPSG:3413
Spatial Coverage:
N:
80
S:
60
E:
-15
W:
-75
Blue outlined yellow areas on the map below indicate the spatial coverage for this data set.

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