Alaska Terrain Corrected Free Air Anomalies (96)

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

This 2' x 4' gravity anomaly grid for Alaska is NOT the input data set used in development of the GEOID96 model. This gravity grid models the 1.1 million terrestrial and marine gravity data held in the National Geodetic Survey gravity data base in July 1996. The data used in this grid have NOT been augmented by gravity data contributions from NGA (former National Imagery and Mapping Agency (former Defence Mapping Agency)). Please note that the GEOID96 model itself does contain the NGA (former National Imagery and Mapping Agency) contributions. These gravity values are based on the International Gravity Standardization Net 1971 (IGSN71). Terrain corrected, atmospherically corrected, Bouguer anomalies were computed with respect to the Geodetic Reference System 1980 (GRS80) using NAD83 and NAVD88 coordinates. Terrain corrections were computed by an FFT method from 30" x 60" digital elevation data. These complete Bouguer anomalies were gridded by splines in tension. The free air anomaly grid was obtained by restoring the Bouguer plate with a 2' x 4' mean elevation grid. Additional information is available at: http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/GEOID/geoid.html

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Metadata Date September 25, 2017
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 1999 (publication)
Frequency Of Update irregular

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Harvested from NGDC MGG Geophysics

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date September 25, 2017
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 1999 (publication)
Responsible Party NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (Point of Contact)
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Guid gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geophysics:G01424
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Bbox East Long -126
Bbox North Lat 72
Bbox South Lat 49
Bbox West Long -180
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update irregular
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Metadata Language eng; USA
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::5715
Spatial Harvester True

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