NSIDC-0633_1

MEaSUREs Greenland Ice Sheet Mosaics from SAR Data, Version 1

Version 1 eng; usa
  • Abstract
    This data set, part of the NASA Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments (MEaSUREs) program, contains high resolution mosaics of radar backscatter for the Greenland Ice Sheet derived from synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data. Both calibrated and uncalibrated mosaics are available for: the winters of 2000-2001, 2005-2006 through 2008-2009, and 2012-2013; and a multiyear composite. Uncalibrated mosaics are available for the winter of 2009-2010. All mosaics are provided at both 100 m and 20 m resolutions. See Greenland Ice Mapping Project (GIMP) for related data.
  • Purpose
    Scientific Research

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    Processing Level

    Level 3

    Quality
    Collection Progress

    Complete

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    Science Keywords
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Spectral/Engineering
    • Radar
    • Radar Backscatter
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Spectral/Engineering
    • Radar
    • Radar Backscatter
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Spectral/Engineering
    • Radar
    • Sigma Naught
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Spectral/Engineering
    • Radar
    • Sigma Naught
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ISO Topic Categories
  • CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
  • IMAGERY/BASE MAPS/EARTH COVER
Additional Attributes
  • SIPSMetGenVersion
    STRING
    The version of the SIPSMetGen software used to produce the metadata file for this granule
    Resolution Range Begin Range End Unit of Measure Accuracy

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Platforms
  • Satellite
    ALOS
    Instruments
    • PALSAR
  • Satellite
    RADARSAT-1
    Instruments
    • SAR

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Spatial Information Fields:

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    Coverage Type Zone Identifier Geometry Granule Representation
    HORIZONTAL CARTESIAN GEODETIC
Location Keywords
    • Continent
    • North America
    • Greenland

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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
    CIRES, 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
    Boulder, CO 80309-0449

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    CIRES, 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
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    Technical Contact
    NSIDC Services

    CIRES, 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
    Boulder, CO 80309-0449

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    Ian Joughin

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    Ian Joughin

    1013 NE 40th Street
    Box 355640
    Seattle, WA 98105

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    • MEaSUREs Greenland Ice Sheet Mosaics from SAR Data, Version 1
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      Published by: NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center