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NSIDC GLAS Altimetry elevation extractor Tool (NGAT)
Entry ID: NGAT

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Summary
Abstract: NSIDC GLAS Altimetry elevation extractor Tool (NGAT): This software tool developed at NSIDC allows users to extract elevation and geoid data from ICESat/GLAS altimetry products (GLA06, 12, 13, 14, 15) and output latitude, longitude, elevation, and geoid in an easy-to-use ASCII column output format. The NGAT runs under Interactive Data Languange (IDL, 6.0 or greater) or the free IDL Virtual Machine (IDLVM).
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Description: Download the NSIDC GLAS Altimetry elevation extractor Tool (NGAT).
Service Citation
Title: NSIDC GLAS Altimetry elevation extractor Tool (NGAT)
Provider: NSIDC DAAC
Edition: 0.16
Service Keywords
DATA MANAGEMENT/DATA HANDLING >DATA DELIVERY Parameter Definition
DATA MANAGEMENT/DATA HANDLING >DATA SEARCH AND RETRIEVAL Parameter Definition
DATA MANAGEMENT/DATA HANDLING >TRANSFORMATION/CONVERSION Parameter Definition

Use Constraints The NGAT tool was designed around the GLAS binary data, which was recently retired. The new HDF data will not function with this older tool.
Service Provider
NASA/NSIDC_DAAC > NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: https://nsidc.org/daac/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: NSIDC DAAC 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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Personnel
NSIDC DAAC USER SERVICES
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
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
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2004-07-30
SERF Last Revision Date: 2017-10-18
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Last Updated:  February 2018