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High-Resolution Radar Imagery, Digital Elevation Models, and Related GIS Layers for Barrow, Alaska, USA
Entry ID: ARCSS302

Abstract: This product set contains high-resolution Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (IFSAR) imagery and geospatial data for the Barrow Peninsula (155.39 - 157.48 deg W, 70.86 - 71.47 deg N) and Barrow Triangle (156.13 - 157.08 deg W, 71.14 - 71.42 deg N), for use in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and remote sensing software. The primary IFSAR data sets were acquired by Intermap Technologies ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 71.47   S: 70.86   E: -155.39   W: -157.48

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Manley, W. F., L. R. Lestak, C. Tweedie, and J. Maslanik.
Dataset Title: High-Resolution Radar Imagery, Digital Elevation Models, and Related GIS Layers for Barrow, Alaska, USA
Dataset Series Name: ARCSS302
Dataset Release Date: 2005-02-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-07-27
Stop Date: 2002-07-29
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1.25 m
Longitude Resolution: 1.25 m

Latitude Resolution: 5 m
Longitude Resolution: 5 m

Aircraft Ancillary Description
Quality Quality checks were performed throughout all processing steps. Minimum and maximum domain values were checked for each tile, for merged and mosaicked products. Map extents of separate tiles are correct. Overlaps between tiles are seamless and contain identical values; these were also spot checked for the Barrow Triangle area. Value-added layers and their ranges were quality checked; these ... View entire text
Access Constraints Data are restricted to NSF-funded investigators only. To place an order, visit the NSIDC catalog description ( Click 'Register for Data' and read the license agreement. Scroll to the end of the agreement to accept it. You will be directed to a registration form; please complete this and provide your most recent NSF grant number. NSIDC User Services will verify the grant number and contact you soon with an order confirmation.
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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: DVD
Distribution Size: 16.5 GB
Distribution Format: ESRI Grid
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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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Intermap Technologies, Inc. 2002. GLOBAL terrain product handbook and quick start guide. Englewood, CO, USA: Intermap Technologies Inc. Tennant, J.K., T. Coyne, and E. DeCol. 2003. Star-3i interferometric synthetic aperture radar (INSAR): more lessons learned on the road to commercialization. Calgary, Alberta: Intermap Technologies Corp.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-02-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18