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Reduced-Resolution QuickBird Imagery and Related GIS Layers for Barrow, Alaska, USA
Entry ID: ARCSS305

Abstract: This data set contains reduced-resolution QuickBird imagery and geospatial data for the entire Barrow QuickBird image area 156.15° W - 157.07° W, 71.15° N - 71.41° N) and the Barrow B4 Quadrangle (156.29° W - 156.89° W, 71.25° N - 71.40° N), for use in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and remote sensing software. The original QuickBird data sets were acquired by ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 71.41   S: 71.15   E: -156.15   W: -157.07

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Manley, W. F., L. R. Lestak, C. E. Tweedie, and J. A. Maslanik.
Dataset Title: Reduced-Resolution QuickBird Imagery and Related GIS Layers for Barrow, Alaska, USA
Dataset Series Name: ARCSS305
Dataset Release Date: 2006-04-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-08-01
Stop Date: 2002-08-02
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 10 m
Longitude Resolution: 10 m
Quality Quality checks were performed throughout all processing procedures. Z-profiles for multispectral tiles were viewed for various locations in the image. Vegetation, water features and human-made features were checked for correct radiometric values. Actual digital number (DN) values were checked for individual tiles and for corresponding areas in the mosaics. Pixel registration of pan and ... View entire text
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Originating Center
Data Center
Advanced Cooperative Arctic Data and Information Service at NSIDC Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: -303-492-6199
Email: nsidc at
Contact Address:
University of Colorado
449 UCB
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Distribution Media: CD-ROM
Distribution Size: 373 MB
Distribution Format: Binary
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Email: William.Manley at
Contact Address:
Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR)
450 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0450
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-04-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-05-01