NSIDC-0478_2

MEaSUREs Greenland Ice Sheet Velocity Map from InSAR Data V002

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  • Abstract
    This data set, part of the NASA Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments (MEaSUREs) program, contains seasonal (winter) ice-sheet-wide velocity maps for Greenland derived from Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR) data obtained by RADARSAT-1, the Advanced Land Observation Satellite (ALOS), and the TerraSAR-X/TanDEM-X (TSX/TDX) satellites, and C-band Synthetic Aperture Radar data from Sentinel-1A and -1B.See Greenland Ice Mapping Project (GIMP) for related data.Note: These data are considered provisional pending a review by the MEaSUREs program. Once the data have been reviewed, this statement will be removed.
  • Purpose
    Scientific Research

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    Level 3

    Quality
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    Complete

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    Science Keywords
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • Ice Velocity
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Terrestrial Hydrosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • Ice Velocity
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Terrestrial Hydrosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • Ice Velocity
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • Ice Velocity
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  • CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
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Platforms
  • Earth Observation Satellites
    ALOS
    Instruments
    • PALSAR
  • Earth Observation Satellites
    RADARSAT-1
    Instruments
    • SAR
  • Earth Observation Satellites
    SENTINEL-1A
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    • C-SAR
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    SENTINEL-1B
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    • C-SAR
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    TDX
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    • SAR
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    TSX
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    • SAR

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    Coverage Type Zone Identifier Geometry Granule Representation
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Location Keywords
    • Continent
    • North America
    • Greenland
    • Geographic Region
    • Arctic
    • Geographic Region
    • Polar

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  • NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center
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    National Snow and Ice Data Center
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    Ian Joughin

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    Ben Smith

    University of Washington
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  • Ian
    Technical Contact
    Ian Joughin

    1013 NE 40th Street
    Box 355640
    Seattle, WA 98105

  • Ben
    Technical Contact
    Ben Smith

    University of Washington
    Department of Earth and Space Sciences
    Seattle, WA 98195

    This contact does not have any contact mechanisms listed.

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    Ian Howat

    Scott Hall Room 108
    1090 Carmack Road
    Columbus, Ohio 43210

    This contact does not have any contact mechanisms listed.

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    Technical Contact
    Ted Scambos

    National Snow and Ice Data Center
    CIRES, 449 UCB
    Boulder, CO 80309-0449

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    • MEaSUREs Greenland Ice Sheet Velocity Map from InSAR Data V002
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      Published by: NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center