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TitleDEM extraction of the basal topography of the Canadian archipelago ICE caps via 2D automated layer-tracker
AuthorAl-Ibadi, M; Sprick, J; Athinarapu, S; Stumpf, T; Paden, J; Leuschen, C; Rodriguez, F; Xu, M; Crandall, D; Fox, G; Burgess, D; Sharp, M; Copland, L; Van Wychen, W
SourceIEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium proceedings vol. 2017, 2017 p. 965-968, https://doi.org/10.1109/IGARSS.2017.8127114
Year2017
Alt SeriesNatural Resources Canada, Contribution Series 20182312
PublisherIEEE
Meeting2017 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS); Fort Worth, TX; US; 23-28 July 2017
Documentserial
Lang.English
Mediapaper; on-line; digital
File formatpdf
ProgramPublic Safety Geoscience
ProgramClimate Change Geoscience
Released2017 07 23
AbstractThe basal topography of most of the glaciers that drain the ice caps of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago is largely unknown. To measure the basal topography, NASA Operation IceBridge flew a radar depth sounder in a wide swath mode with three transmit beams to image the glacier beds during three flights over the archipelago in 2014. We describe the measurement setup of the radar system, the algorithms used to process the data to produce a 3D image of the glacier bed, show digital elevation model (DEM) results of the beds, and provide a basic assessment of the tracking algorithm used to extract the DEM. © 2017 IEEE.
GEOSCAN ID310887