NSIDC-0545_1

MEaSUREs InSAR-Based Ice Velocity of the Amundsen Sea Embayment, Antarctica V001

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  • Abstract
    This data set, part of the NASA Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments (MEaSUREs) Program, provides high-resolution, digital mosaics of ice motion in the Amundsen Sea Embayment (ASE) and West Antarctica, including Pine Island, Thwaites, Haynes, Pope, Smith, and Kohler glaciers. The mosaics were assembled from interferometric synthetic-aperture radar (InSAR) data acquired in 1996, 2000, 2002, and 2006-2012 by various satellites. See Antarctic Ice Sheet Velocity and Mapping Data 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
  • DOI

    10.5067/MEASURES/CRYOSPHERE/nsidc-0545.001

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    Processing Level

    Level 3

    Geophysical variables mapped on a grid

    Quality
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    Complete

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    Science Keywords
    • 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
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    ERS-1
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    • SAR
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    RADARSAT-1
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    • SAR
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    RADARSAT-2
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    • SAR
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    TDX
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    • SAR

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    • Antarctica

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    • MEaSUREs InSAR-Based Ice Velocity of the Amundsen Sea Embayment, Antarctica V001
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      Published by: NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center