UAV imagery over K-sector of the Greenland Ice Sheet on 8 August 2014

  • Jonathan Ryan (University of California, Los Angeles, Brown University) (Lluniwr)
  • Alun Hubbard (Centre for Arctic Gas Hydrate) (Lluniwr)
  • Marek Stibal (Lluniwr)
  • Tristram Irvine-Fynn (Lluniwr)
  • Joseph Cook (University of Sheffield) (Lluniwr)
  • Laurence C. Smith (Lluniwr)
  • Karen Cameron (Lluniwr)
  • Jason Box (Lluniwr)

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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.
Dyddiad y'i gwnaethpwyd ar gael14 Maw 2018
CyhoeddwrPrifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University
Diwedd cynhyrchu data08 Awst 2014
Pwynt Geo-ofodol67.078521, -49.398677Dangos ar fap
Polygon Geo-ofodol67.086096

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