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RAMP AMM-1 SAR Image Mosaic of Antarctica
Entry ID: NSIDC-0103

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Abstract: The mosaic provides a detailed look at ice sheet morphology, rock outcrops, research infrastructure, the coastline, and other features of Antarctica, as well as representing calibrated radar backscatter data, which may provide insight into climate processes affecting the upper few meters of snow cover.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Jezek, K. C., J. C. Curlander, F. Carsey, C. Wales, and R. G. Barry.
Dataset Title: RAMP AMM-1 SAR Image Mosaic of Antarctica
Dataset Series Name: NSIDC-0103
Dataset Release Date: 2013-03-12
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 2
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-09-01
Stop Date: 1997-10-31
RADARSAT-1 Ancillary Description
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Data Center
NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Format: Binary

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Format: GeoTIFF
Phone: 614-292-7973
Fax: 614-292-4697
Email: jezek at
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Department of Geological Sciences and Byrd Polar Research Center
The Ohio State University
City: Columbus
Province or State: OH
Postal Code: 43210
Country: USA
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Jezek, K. C. 1999. Glaciological properties of the Antarctic ice sheet from RADARSAT-1 synthetic aperture radar imagery. Annals of Glaciology 29:286-290. Jezek, K.C. in press. RADARSAT-1 Antarctic mapping project: change detection and surface velocity campaign. Annals of Glaciology 34.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-03-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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