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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 15 Jun 2016
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File size 87.7 MB

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Description :

IV time series of Greenland margin 2006-2011 of winter IV generated from PALSAR data.

Comments :

Ice velocity time series (yearly sampling) of the Greenland Icesheet Margin, derived from intensity-tracking of PALSAR data acquired between 20-12-2006 and 17-03-2011.

This data set is part of the ESA Greenland Ice sheet CCI project. It provides components of the ice velocity and the magnitude of the velocity.

The data are provided on a polar stereographic grid (EPSG3413: Latitude of true scale 70N, Reference Longitude 45E) with 500m grid spacing.

The horizontal velocity is provided in true meters per day, towards EASTING(x) and NORTHING(y) direction of the grid, and the vertical displacement (z), derived from a digital elevation model, is also provided.

Please note that the previous version (1.0) of this product provided the horizontal velocities as true East and North velocities.

Both a single NetCDF file (including all measurements and annotation), and separate geotiff files with the velocity components (vx, vy, vz and vv (magnitude of the horizontal components) ) are provided.

The product was generated by GEUS. For further details, please consult the document:
T. Nagler, et al., Product User Guide (PUG) for the Greenland_Ice_Sheet_cci project of ESA's Climate Change Initiative, version 2.0.