Data Announcement
  • Ice sheets
  • Ice shelves
  • Sea ice

User Notice: ATLAS/ICESat-2 Version 005 expedited latency “quick look” data sets retiring

Version 005 of the ATLAS/ICESat-2 expedited latency “quick look” data sets (ATL07QL, ATL08QL, ATL09QL, ATL10QL, and ATL13QL) will be retired from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC) on 20 April 2023. After this date, access to the data will no longer be available, but the data set documentation will remain available for future reference. After this date we recommend using Version 006 of the expedited latency data sets. 

ATLAS/ICESat-2 L3A Sea Ice Height Quick Look, Version 5  
Data set DOI: https://doi.org/10.5067/ATLAS/ATL07QL.005

ATLAS/ICESat-2 L3A Land and Vegetation Height Quick Look, Version 5  
Data set DOI: https://doi.org/10.5067/ATLAS/ATL08QL.005

ATLAS/ICESat-2 L3A Calibrated Backscatter Profiles and Atmospheric Layer Characteristics Quick Look, Version 5 
Data set DOI: https://doi.org/10.5067/ATLAS/ATL09QL.005

ATLAS/ICESat-2 L3A Sea Ice Freeboard Quick Look, Version 5  
Data set DOI: https://doi.org/10.5067/ATLAS/ATL10QL.005

ATLAS/ICESat-2 L3A Along Track Inland Surface Water Data Quick Look, Version 5  
Data set DOI: https://doi.org/10.5067/ATLAS/ATL13QL.005