Sea Ice Melt Ponds: LiDAR Scanning Data
High resolution terrestrial Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) scans were repeatedly collected using a Riegl LMS- Z420i scanner, from 5 different platforms affixed to the ice, two to the south of the field, and 3 along the transect line to its north. All data is registered together to produce a single point cloud of the surface using a number of reflectors situated around the site.
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Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.
Maximum (North) Latitude:
Minimum (South) Latitude:
Minimum (West) Longitude: -156.54417, Maximum (East) Longitude: -156.507
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Polashenski, C., et al. 2012. Sea Ice Melt Ponds: LiDAR Scanning Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6GQ6VWS. Accessed 27 Oct 2021.
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