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High Resolution Lidar Digital Elevation Models and Low Resolution Shaded Relief Maps of Antarctica from USGS
Entry ID: ANTARCTIC_DEM


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Summary
Abstract: Lidar high-resolution elevation digital elevation model data and low-resolution shaded relief maps of Antarctica are available for download from the U.S. Antarctic Resource Center. These are interim data and will be replaced by the final data files when they are complete. The data cover portions of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Royal Society and Convoy Ranges, White Island, Ross Island of Antarctica.
Geographic Coverage
 N: -62.83 S: -90.0  E: 180.0  W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Geological Survey
Dataset Title: High Resolution Lidar Digital Elevation Models and Low Resolution Shaded Relief Maps of Antarctica from USGS
Dataset Release Date: 2012-02-28
Dataset Release Place: Washington, District of Columbia USA
Dataset Publisher: USGS: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: 1
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ANTARCTIC_DEM


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR


Science Keywords
LAND SURFACE >TOPOGRAPHY >TERRAIN ELEVATION    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >TOPOGRAPHY >TOPOGRAPHICAL RELIEF    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
ELEVATION


Platform
DEM >Digital Elevation Model    [Information]
Models/Analyses    [Information]


Instrument
LIDAR >Light Detection and Ranging    [Information]


Quality
These are interim data and will be replaced with final versions when they are completed.


Access Constraints
No constraints.


Use Constraints
Please cite U.S. Geological Survey.


Keywords
Dem
digital elevation models
high resolution
hi-res
Lidar
shaded relief maps


Data Set Progress
IN WORK


Data Center
NSIDC U.S. Antarctic Data Coordination Center    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/usadcc/

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC USADCC 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



Distribution
Distribution_Media: Online (HTTP)
Distribution_Format: TIFF


Personnel
GENE R. MAJOR
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: gsfc-gcmduso at mail.nasa.gov



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-02-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-04-09


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