GLIMS Glacier Database
Entry ID: NSIDC-0272

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Summary
Abstract: Global Land Ice Measurements from Space (GLIMS) is an international project with the goal of surveying a majority of the world's estimated 160,000 glaciers. GLIMS uses data collected primarily by the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) instrument aboard the Terra satellite and the LANDSAT Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+), along with historical observations. ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Richard Armstrong, Bruce Raup, Siri Jodha Singh Khalsa, Roger Barry, Jeff Kargel, Chris Helm, Hugh Kieffer
Dataset Title: GLIMS Glacier Database
Dataset Release Date: 2005-06-21
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Data Presentation Form: Digital media
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0272.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1850-01-01
Use Constraints Some data in the GLIMS database are under embargo at the request of the submitter. The GLIMS Glacier Viewer requires Java and Javascript to run properly.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
NSIDC Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html
Dataset ID: NSIDC-0272

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: online (HTTP)
Distribution Format: ESRI shapefiles
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Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +1 (303)-492-6199
Fax: +1 (303)-492-2468
Email: rlax at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: Colorado
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-06-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-08-31
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