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MEaSUREs Antarctic Grounding Line from Differential Satellite Radar Interferometry
Entry ID: NSIDC-0498

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Abstract: This data set, part of the NASA Making Earth Science Data Records for Use in Research Environments (MEaSUREs) program, provides 17 years of comprehensive high-resolution mapping of grounding lines in Antarctica, derived using differential satellite synthetic aperture radar interferometry (DInSAR) data from the Earth Remote Sensing Satellites 1 and 2 (ERS-1 and ERS-2), RADARSAT-1, RADARSAT-2, and ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Rignot, E., J. Mouginot, and B. Scheuchl
Dataset Title: MEaSUREs Antarctic Grounding LIne from Differential Satellite Radar Interferometry
Dataset Release Date: 2011-12-13
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado, USA
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1992-01-01
Stop Date: 2009-12-31
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Data Center
NSIDC Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at
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National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 168 MB
Distribution Format: ASCII text
Phone: 818-354-1640
Email: eric.rignot at
Contact Address:
City: Pasadena
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 91109
Country: USA
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Rignot, E., J. Mouginot, and B. Scheuchl. 2011. Antarctic grounding line mapping from differential satellite radar interferometry, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L10504,doi:10.1029/2011GL047109.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-07-06
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-14

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