High-Resolution Rectified Aerial Photography for Collaborative Research of Environmental Change at Barrow, Alaska, USA
Entry ID: ARCSS306

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Summary
Abstract: This data set includes aerial photography of Barrow, Alaska, which has been geocorrected to a 2002 QuickBird satellite image or Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (IFSAR) imagery. Photography included in the set is from these specific dates, from 1948 to 1997: 4 August 1948, 29 July 1949, 12-14 August 1955, 12-24 August 1962, 14 July 1964, 15 July 1979, 31 August 1984, and 16 July 1997. Data are in GeoTIFF and ESRI Shapefile formats with FGDC compliant metadata. Data on DVD are available for ordering. Note: The data for 14 July 1964 span both DVDs.
Related URL
Description: Barrow Area Information Database - Internet Map Server
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 71.45   S: 70.9   E: -155.4   W: -157.47

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: L. R. Lestak, W. F. Manley, P. M. Sturtevant, J. A. Maslanik, C. E. Tweedie, and J. Brown
Dataset Title: High-Resolution Rectified Aerial Photography for Collaborative Research of Environmental Change at Barrow, Alaska, USA
Dataset Release Date: 2007-05-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ARCSS306
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1948-08-04
Stop Date: 1948-08-04
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ISO Topic Category
Quality Investigators have provided a quality control report for the data from each of the eight date ranges. These can be found in the directory for each year.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Arctic System Science Data Coordination Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/arcss/

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC ARCSS 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: DVD
Distribution Size: 8.5 GB
Distribution Format: ESRI Shapefiles (.shp, .shx, .dbf, and .prj)

Distribution Media: DVD
Distribution Size: 8.5 GB
Distribution Format: Geographic Tagged Image File Format (GeoTIFF) (.geotiff)
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:
Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES)
University of Colorado
216 UCB
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0216
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Barrow Area Information Database - Internet Map Server. http://www.baidims.org Brown, J. and P. L. Johnson. 1965. Pedo-ecological investigation, Barrow, Alaska. U.S. Army CRREL Technical Report 159. Brown, J. and P. L. Johnson. 1966. U.S. Army CRREL Topographic Map, Barrow, Alaska (1:25,000). U.S. Army CRREL Special Report 101. Manley, W. F., L. R. Lestak, C. E. Tweedie, and J. A. Maslanik. 2005. High-resolution radar imagery, digital elevation models, and related GIS layers for Barrow, Alaska, USA. Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. DVD. Manley, W. F., L. R. Lestak, C. E. Tweedie, and J. A. Maslanik. 2006. High-resolution QuickBird imagery and related GIS layers for Barrow, Alaska, USA. Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. DVD.
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-05-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-04-09
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