Surface DEM for typical glaciers on the Tibetan Plateau (Version 1.0) (2003)

Surface DEM for typical glaciers on the Tibetan Plateau (Version 1.0) (2003)

The DEMs of the typical glaciers on the Tibetan Plateau were provided by the bistatic InSAR method. The data were collected on November 21, 2013. It covered Puruogangri and west Qilian Mountains with a spatial resolution of 10 meters, and an elevation accuracy of 0.8 m which met the requirements of national 1:10 000 topographic mapping. Considering the characteristics of the bistatic InSAR in terms of imaging geometry and phase unwrapping, based on the TanDEM-X bistatic InSAR data, and adopting the improved SAR interference processing method, the surface DEMs of the two typical glaciers above were generated with high resolution and precision. The data set was in GeoTIFF format, and each typical glacial DEM was stored in a folder.

For details of the data, please refer to the Surface DEMs for typical glaciers on the Tibetan Plateau - Data Description.

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Jiang, L. (2018). Surface DEM for typical glaciers on the Tibetan Plateau (Version 1.0) (2003). A Big Earth Data Platform for Three Poles, DOI: 10.11888/Glacio.tpdc.270046. CSTR: 18406.11.Glacio.tpdc.270046. (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

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1. Sun, Y., Jiang, L., Liu, L., Sun, Q., & Hsu, H. (2017). Mapping glacier elevations and their changes in the western qilian mountains, northern tibetan plateau, by bistatic insar. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, PP(99), 1-11.( View Details | Bibtex)

2. Sun, Y.F., Jiang, L., Sun, Q., Liu, L., Zhang, Z.M., & Sun, Y.L., et al. (2016). Glacial surface topography and its changes in the Western Qilian Mountains derived from TanDEM-X Bi-Static InSAR. Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium. IEEE.( View Details | Bibtex)

3. Liu, L., Jiang, L., Sun, Y., Yi, C., Wang, H., & Hsu, H. (2016). Glacier elevation changes (2012–2016) of the puruogangri ice field on the tibetan plateau derived from bi-temporal tandem-x insar data. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 37(24), 5687-5707.( View Details | Bibtex)

4. Sun, Y.F., Jiang, L.M., Liu, L., Sun, Y.L., Wang, H.S., (2016). Generating and evaluating digital terrain model with TanDEM-X bistatic SAR interferometry, Geomatics and Information Science of Wuhan University, 41(1), 100-105.( View Details | Bibtex)

5. Liu, L., Jiang, L., Sun, Y., Wang, H., Yi, C., & Hsu, H., et al. (2016). Morphometric controls on glacier mass balance of the puruogangri ice field, central tibetan plateau. WATER, 8(11).( View Details | Bibtex)

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East: 97.00 West: 80.00
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