NSIDC-0076_1

Antarctic 5-km Digital Elevation Model from ERS-1 Altimetry, Version 1

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  • Abstract
    This data set provides a Digital Elevation Model (DEM) for Antarctica to 81.5 degrees south latitude, at a resolution of 5 km. Approximately twenty million data points were used to generate this data set. Data points were derived from ERS-1 radar altimetry during the geodetic phase from March 1994 to May 1995.
  • Purpose
    Scientific Research

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    Processing Level

    Level 2

    Quality
    Collection Progress

    Complete

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    Science Keywords
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
    • Glacier Elevation/Ice Sheet Elevation
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Terrestrial Hydrosphere
    • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
    • Glacier Elevation/Ice Sheet Elevation
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
    • Glacier Topography/Ice Sheet Topography
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Terrestrial Hydrosphere
    • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
    • Glacier Topography/Ice Sheet Topography
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
    • Ice Sheets
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Terrestrial Hydrosphere
    • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
    • Ice Sheets
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Land Surface
    • Topography
    • Surface Roughness
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Land Surface
    • Topography
    • Topographical Relief
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ISO Topic Categories
  • CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE

Acquisition Information Fields:

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Platforms
  • Satellite
    ERS-1
    Instruments
    • RA
  • Satellite
    SATELLITES
    Instruments
    • RADAR ALTIMETERS

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    Coverage Type Zone Identifier Geometry Granule Representation
    HORIZONTAL CARTESIAN GEODETIC
Location Keywords
    • Continent
    • Antarctica

Data Centers

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  • National Snow and Ice Data 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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    University of Colorado
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  • Jonathan
    Technical Contact
    Jonathan Bamber

    Bristol Glaciology Centre
    School of Geographical Sciences
    University Road

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    Technical Contact
    R. Layberry

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    S. Gogenini

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  • Jonathan
    Technical Contact
    Jonathan Bamber

    Bristol Glaciology Centre
    School of Geographical Sciences
    University Road

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

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

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    • Antarctic 5-km Digital Elevation Model from ERS-1 Altimetry, Version 1
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      Published by: National Snow and Ice Data Center