ARCSS-LAII 1996 Aircraft Radiometric Data
Entry ID: ARCSS009

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Summary
Abstract: During the summer of 1996, radiometric data over the Kuparuk River basin on the North Slope of Alaska were collected using the NOAA Long-EZ and Cessna 206 light aircraft. The area covered runs from north to south along the 148 degrees 55 minutes and 149 degrees 30 minutes lines of west longitude from approximately the Arctic Ocean (70.5 degrees N) to the foothills of the Alaskan Brooks Range (68.5 degrees N). Reflected spectral radiance was measured using an Exotech Model 100A Four Channel Radiometer, and recorded at 1 second intervals (1Hz) as digital counts (NOAA Long EZ) or analog voltages (Cessna 206). The digital counts were converted to voltages, and then all voltages were converted to radiance values. The data files are in tab-delimited format.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 70.0   S: 68.0   E: -148.0   W: -149.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Allen S. Hope, Keith Pence, and Douglas A. Stow
Dataset Title: ARCSS-LAII 1996 Aircraft Radiometric Data
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO U.S.A.
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/arcss009.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-06-12
Stop Date: 1996-08-12
Platform
AIRCRAFT Ancillary Description
Instrument
RADIOMETERS Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org
Dataset ID: ARCSS009

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
Phone: (619) 594-4818 x6613
Email: oechel at sunstroke.sdsu.edu
Contact Address:
San Diego State University
Department of Biology
Global Change Research Group
5500 Campanile Drive
City: San Diego
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 92182-0001
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-11-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-12-15
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