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MEaSUREs Multi-year Greenland Ice Sheet Velocity Mosaic V001
Entry ID: NSIDC-0670_1


Summary
Abstract: This data set, part of the NASA Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments (MEaSUREs) program, contains a multi-year ice-sheet-wide velocity mosaic for Greenland derived from Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR), Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), and Landsat 8 optical imagery data.

See Greenland Ice Mapping Project (GIMP) for related data.


Purpose: Scientific Research

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Geographic Coverage
 N: 83.0 S: 60.0  E: -14.0  W: -75.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: MEaSUREs Multi-year Greenland Ice Sheet Velocity Mosaic V001
Dataset Publisher: NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center
Version: 1


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1995-12-01
Stop Date: 2015-10-31


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > GREENLAND


Science Keywords
CRYOSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >ICE VELOCITY    [Definition]


Platform
ALOS >Advanced Land Observing Satellite    [Information]
ERS-1 >European Remote Sensing Satellite-1    [Information]
ERS-2 >European Remote Sensing Satellite-2    [Information]
LANDSAT-8    [Information]
RADARSAT-1    [Information]
RADARSAT-2    [Information]
TSX >TerraSAR-X    [Information]


Instrument
PALSAR >Phased Array type L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar    [Information]
SAR >Synthetic Aperture Radar    [Information]
OLI >Operational Land Imager    [Information]


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Data Center
NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center    [Information]
Data Center URL: https://nsidc.org/daac/

Data Center Personnel
Name: NOT PROVIDED

NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center    [Information]
Data Center URL: https://nsidc.org/daac/

Data Center Personnel
Name: NOT PROVIDED


Personnel
NASA NATIONAL SNOW AND ICE DATA CENTER DISTRIBUTED ACTIVE ARCHIVE CENTER
Role: DATA CENTER CONTACT
City: Boulder
Province or State: Colorado
Country: USA


IAN JOUGHIN
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: ian at apl.washington.edu
Contact Address:
1013 NE 40th Street
Box 355640
City: Seattle
Province or State: WA
Postal Code: 98105
Country: USA


BEN SMITH
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact Address:
University of Washington
Department of Earth and Space Sciences
City: Seattle
Province or State: WA
Postal Code: 98195
Country: USA


IAN HOWAT
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact Address:
Scott Hall Room 108
1090 Carmack Road
City: Columbus
Province or State: Ohio
Postal Code: 43210
Country: USA


TED SCAMBOS
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: scambos at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449


NSIDC USER SERVICES
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 1 303 492 6199
Fax: 1 303 492 2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA


IAN JOUGHIN
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: ian at apl.washington.edu
Contact Address:
1013 NE 40th Street
Box 355640
City: Seattle
Province or State: WA
Postal Code: 98105
Country: USA


BEN SMITH
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact Address:
University of Washington
Department of Earth and Space Sciences
City: Seattle
Province or State: WA
Postal Code: 98195
Country: USA


IAN HOWAT
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact Address:
Scott Hall Room 108
1090 Carmack Road
City: Columbus
Province or State: Ohio
Postal Code: 43210
Country: USA


TED SCAMBOS
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: scambos at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449


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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2016-08-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-15



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