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High-resolution Image-derived Grounding and Hydrostatic Lines for the Antarctic Ice Sheet
Entry ID: NSIDC-0489_1

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Summary
Abstract:

This data set provides grounding line and hydrostatic line locations for the Antarctic coastline and islands around Antarctica. The data are derived using customized software to combine data from Landsat-7 imagery and Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite (ICESat) laser altimetry, which were primarily collected between 1999 to 2003. The data set also includes elevations along each line, selected from six candidate digital elevation models. The data were developed as part of the Antarctic Surface Accumulation and Ice Discharge (ASAID) project.

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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Bindschadler, R., H. Choi, and ASAID Collaborators.
Dataset Title: High-resolution Image-derived Grounding and Hydrostatic Lines for the Antarctic Ice Sheet
Dataset Series Name: NSIDC-0489
Dataset Release Date: 2011-02-20T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/NSIDC-0489
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Stop Date: 2003-12-31T23:59:59.999Z
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
United States Antarctic Program Data Center
Data Center URL: http://www.usap-dc.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: Data Manager
Email: info at usap-dc.org
Contact Address:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Personnel
ROBERT BINDSCHADLER
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 301-614-5707
Fax: 301-614-5666
Email: Robert.A.Bindschadler at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA
Goddard Space Flight Center
Mailstop 614.0
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Bindschadler, R. et al (2011-01-01T00:00:00.000Z), Getting around Antarctica: New High-Resolution Mappings of the Grounded and Freely-Floating Boundaries of the Antarctic Ice Sheet Created for the International Polar Year, The Cryosphere, 5, 569-588, doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/tc-5-569-2011>http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/tc-5-569-2011, Literature Citation
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-02-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-09-21