Airborne Surface Profiling of Alaskan Glaciers
Entry ID: G01378

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Summary
Abstract: This data set consists of glacier outline, laser altimetry profile, and surface elevation change data for 46 glaciers in Alaska and British Columbia, Canada, measured with an airborne laser altimetry system. Six glaciers in the Alaska Range of central Alaska, two glaciers in the Wrangell Mountains of south-central Alaska, 11 glaciers in the Chugach Mountains of south-central Alaska, five glaciers ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 61.5   S: 57.0   E: -132.33   W: -149.25

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Echelmeyer, K. A., V. B. Valentine, and S. L. Zirnheld.
Dataset Title: Airborne Surface Profiling of Alaskan Glaciers
Dataset Release Date: 2002-01-01 updated 2004
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/g01378.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-05-01
Stop Date: 1996-06-30
Platform
Aircraft Ancillary Description
Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

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
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: kechel at gi.alaska.edu
Contact Address:
Geophysical Institute
University of Alaska Fairbanks
City: Fairbanks
Province or State: AK
Postal Code: 99775
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Echelmeyer, K.A., W.D. Harrison, C.F. Larsen, J. Sapiano, J.E. Mitchell, J. DeMallie, B. Rabus, G. Adalgeirsdottir, and L. Sombardier. 1996. Airborne Surface Profiling of Glaciers: a Case-Study in Alaska. J. Glaciol., 42, 142:538-546.

Sapiano, J.J., W.D. Harrison, and K.A. Echelmeyer. 1998. Elevation, Volume and Terminus Changes of Nine Glaciers in North America. J. Glaciol., 44, 146:119-135.

Arendt, A.A., K.A. Echelmeyer, W.D. Harrison, C.S. Lingle, and V.B. Valentine. 2002. Rapid Wastage of Alaska Glaciers and Their Contribution to Rising Sea Level. Science, 297:382-386.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-07-29
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