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Ryan, Jonathan C; Hubbard, Alun L; Stibal, Marek; Irvine-Fynn, Tristram D L; Cook, Joseph; Smith, Laurence C; Cameron, Karen; Box, Jason E (2018): UAV imagery over K-sector of the Greenland Ice Sheet on 8 August 2014. Brown University, Rhode Island, PANGAEA,, Supplement to: Ryan, JC et al. (2018): Dark zone of the Greenland Ice Sheet controlled by distributed biologically-active impurities. Nature Communications, 9(1),

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Digital imagery acquired by a Sony NEX-5N digital camera vertically mounted inside a fixed-wing UAV. The UAV surveyed a 25 km east-west transect dissecting the dark zone of the K-sector of the Greenland Ice Sheet on 8 August 2014. The camera has a 16 mm fixed focus lens (53.1 by 73.7° field of view) yielding an image footprint of approximately 525 x 350 m during the autonomous sortie. The camera was preset with a fixed shutter speed of 1/1000 s, ISO 100 and F-stop of 8. The images have a pixel footprint of approximately 11 cm. A corresponding csv file provides the UAV geolocation and attitude data for each image. The data were logged by an Arduino navigation and flight computer in real-time by a 10 Hz data stream comprising of a GPS, magnetometer, barometer and accelerometer.
Median Latitude: 67.078521 * Median Longitude: -49.398677 * South-bound Latitude: 67.067926 * West-bound Longitude: -49.743171 * North-bound Latitude: 67.086096 * East-bound Longitude: -49.055368
Date/Time Start: 2014-08-08T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 2014-08-08T00:00:00
Minimum ALTITUDE: 1400.28 m * Maximum ALTITUDE: 1720.32 m
Kangerlussuaq-Sector * Latitude: 67.080000 * Longitude: -49.400000 * Date/Time: 2014-08-08T00:00:00 * Device: Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethodComment
1LATITUDELatitudeRyan, Jonathan CGeocode
2LONGITUDELongitudeRyan, Jonathan CGeocode
3ALTITUDEAltitudemRyan, Jonathan CGeocode – gps
4Roll angleRolldegRyan, Jonathan C
5Pitch anglePitchdegRyan, Jonathan C
6Yaw angleYawdegRyan, Jonathan C
7File nameFile nameRyan, Jonathan C
8File formatFile formatRyan, Jonathan C
9File sizeFile sizekByteRyan, Jonathan C
10Uniform resource locator/link to fileURL fileRyan, Jonathan C
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