NSIDC-0153_1

CLPX-Airborne: Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (AIRSAR) Imagery, Version 1

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  • Abstract
    Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (AIRSAR) is a side-looking imaging radar that is able to collect data irrespective of daylight or cloud cover. The AIRSAR instrument operated in two modes over each Cold Land Processes Field Experiment (CLPX) Meso-cell Study Area (MSA). In the first mode (POLSAR), polarimetric radar data were collected at P-, L-, and C-bands. In the second mode (TOPSAR), cross-track interferometry data were collected at C- and L-bands.
  • Purpose
    Scientific Research
  • DOI

    10.5067/A192FWGA55G1

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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
    • Spectral/Engineering
    • Radar
    • Radar Imagery
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  • CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE

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    AIRCRAFT
    Instruments
    • AIRSAR

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    Coverage Type Zone Identifier Geometry Granule Representation
    HORIZONTAL CARTESIAN GEODETIC
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    • Continent
    • North America
    • Colorado, Wyoming
    • Geographic Region
    • Northern Hemisphere

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    National Snow and Ice Data Center
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    University of Colorado
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  • William Chapman
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    William Chapman

    Department of Atmospheric Sciences
    University of Illinois
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    ICESS, University of California
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    ICESS, University of California
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    • CLPX-Airborne: Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (AIRSAR) Imagery, Version 1
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      Published by: NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center