CryoSat-2 Level-1B Waveforms, Sea Ice Elevation, and Surface Roughness, Version 1 (RDWES1B)
Data set:
RDWES1B
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Overview

This data set contains surface elevations from retracked CryoSat-2 waveforms, as well as model fitting parameters used to retrack the waveform. The primary data set used in the production of these data come from the ESA CryoSat-2 satellite.
Data Contributor(s):
  • Nathan
    Kurtz
  • Jeremy
    Harbeck
Parameter(s):
SEA ICE ELEVATION SURFACE ROUGHNESS
Platform(s):
CRYOSAT-2
Sensor(s):
SIRAL
Data Format(s):
NetCDF
Temporal Coverage:
15 September 2010 to present
Temporal Resolution:
1 day
Spatial Resolution:
380 m
1650 m
Spatial Coverage:
N:
90
S:
55
E:
180
W:
-180

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