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Greenland Ice Sheet CCI Products

Products generated by the Greenland Ice Sheet CCI project


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DTU Space
University of Leeds
TU Dresden

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Upload date 24 Jan 2022
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File size 641.6 MB

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Greenland Ice Sheet Velocity 2015/16 from SENTINEL-1 data acquired between 2015/10/01 - 2016/09/30.

Comments :

Greenland Ice Sheet Velocity - 2015/2016: 250m gridded velocity map, generated applying coherent and incoherent offset tracking using SENTINEL-1 data acquired between 2015-10-01 and 2016-09-30.

This data set is part of the ESA Greenland Ice sheet CCI project. The file is including all measurements and annotation.
It provides components of the ice velocity, along with maps showing the horizontal magnitude, valid pixel count and uncertainty (based on the std.) within a NetCDF file.
The ice velocity map is provided on a polar stereographic grid (EPSG 3413) with 250m grid spacing.
The horizontal velocity is provided in true meters per day, towards Easting (x) and Northing (y) direction of the grid. The vertical displacement is derived from a digital elevation model.
The product was generated by ENVEO.

The Filename of the IV Products consists of:
greenland ... area
iv ... parameter (ice velocity)
250m ... grid spacing in meter
s1 ... platform (Sentinel-1)
... Date of first acquisition
... Date of last acquisition
... Version of the product in the format vMAJOR_MINOR
... Fileformat (nc: NetCDF)

see "Detailed IV product specifications" of "Product Specification Document"
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v1.3: June 29, 2020 by
Updated 250m Datasets

Citable as:
Greenland Ice Sheet velocity map from Sentinel-1, 2015/2016 [v1.3]

Nagler, T., Rott, H., Hetzenecker, M., Wuite, J., Potin, P. (2015). The Sentinel-1 Mission: New Opportunities for Ice Sheet Observations.
Remote Sensing, 2015, 7, 9371-9389, doi:10.3390/rs70709371.