GEOSAT Radar Altimeter DEM Atlas of Antarctica North of 72.1 degrees South
Entry ID: NSIDC-0075

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Summary
Abstract: The Antarctic atlas consists of 28 digital elevation maps which cover all of Antarctica north of 72.1 degrees south at a resolution of three kilometers. Each map contains surface elevations and coordinates for one atlas page covering 16 degrees of longitude. Data were acquired by the Geodetic Satellite (GEOSAT) Geodetic Mission (GM) from March 1985 through September 1986 and are available in both ... View entire text
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Description: Polar Ice Sheet DEMs and Elevation Data
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -65.0   S: -72.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Ute Christina Herzfeld, Michael S. Matassa
Dataset Title: GEOSAT Radar Altimeter DEM Atlas of Antarctica North of 72.1 degrees South
Dataset Release Date: 1999-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/NSIDC-0075
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1985-04-01
Stop Date: 1986-09-30
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
NSIDC Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 11.68 MB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 8.0 MB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:
Geomathematik, Fachereich Geographie/Geowissenschaften
Universitaet Trier
City: Trier
Country: Germany
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Publications/References
Brenner, A.C., R.A. Bindschadler, R.H. Thomas, H.J. Zwally. 1983. 'Slope-induced errors in radar altimetry over continental ice sheets', Journal of Geophysical Research 88:1617-1623. Davis D.H., H.J. Zwally. 1993. 'Geographic and seasonal variations in the surface properties of the ice sheets by satellite radar altimetry.' Journal of Gaciology 39:687-697. Herzfeld, U.C. 1990. 'Quantitative ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-07-16
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