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Hydrologic Outlets of the Greenland Ice Sheet
Entry ID: NSIDC-0372

Abstract: The Hydrologic Outlets of the Greenland Ice Sheet data set contains GIS point shapefiles that include 891 observed and potential hydrologic outlets of the Greenland Ice Sheet, as identified by Lewis and Smith (2009), using satellite imagery. There are 460 observed hydrologic outlets that include proglacial streams and rivers emerging from the ice sheet (length scale >1 km), proglacial lakes ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 85.03   S: 59.58   E: -8.97   W: -80.8

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Lewis, S.
Dataset Title: Hydrologic Outlets of the Greenland Ice Sheet
Dataset Release Date: 2009-06-07
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1991-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Cryospheric Change Analysis Web Services

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Email: nsidc at
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Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 1 - 120 KB
Distribution Format: ESRI Shapefiles (.shp, .shx, .dbf, and .prj)
Email: sarahlewis at
Contact Address:
UC Berkeley
Geography Department
122 Mulford Hall #3114
City: Berkeley
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 94720-3114
Country: USA
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Lewis, Sarah, Laurence Smith. Hydrologic Drainage of the Greenland Ice Sheet. Hydrological Processes, 2009. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.7343
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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