Slope corrected orthometric heights of Antarctica derived from ERS Radar Altimetry
Entry ID: GRI_ORT_SLC_FIN

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Summary
Abstract: Shapefile (points) of slope corrected orthometric heights derived from ERS radar altimetry as described in the paper 'A Digital Terrain Ice Model of Antarctica derived by ERS Radar Altimeter Data' by J. Ihde, J. Eck, U. Schirmer.
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Description: Download slope corrected orthometric heights of Antarctica derived from ERS Radar Altimetry
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -65.0   S: -82.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0
Min Altitude: 8 METRES Max Altitude: 4100 METRES

Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
ERS_DTM

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-01-01
Stop Date: 2003-01-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 5000 m
Longitude Resolution: 5000 m
ISO Topic Category
Quality Satellite radar altimetry was used to derive the geometry of the surface of the Antarctic continent. The method is particularly effective over ocean, shelf and flat inland ice. Data from ERS-1 and ERS-2 radar altimeters was processed to produce heights with accuracies of a few centimetres over the ocean areas and 1 - 2 decimetres for the flat ice sheets of Antarctica. Distances between sample ... View entire text
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COMPLETE
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

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Name: DATA OFFICER AADC
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Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
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City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 5.7 MB
Distribution Format: shapefile
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Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
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Phone: +61 3 6232 3528
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: mapping at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-02-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-09-11
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