Data Management Plan


Link to full-text PDFs:

IceBridge Data Management Plan (pdf)

NASA Earth Science Data Preservation Content Specification (pdf)




This document is a detailed plan for all management of Operation IceBridge data throughout its project lifecycle ending in 2020. Its content is applicable to all data providers and all data sets unless specific exceptions are made.


Earth Science Data and Information System Project, Code 423

Effective Date: Sept 2018
Expiration Date: Sept 2023

Reviewed by:
Jeanne Behnke
ESDIS Deputy – Operations
GSFC – Code 423

Steve Tanner
DAAC Operation IceBridge
National Snow and Ice Data Center

Approved by:
Andrew Mitchell
ESDIS Project Manager
GSFC – Code 423

Joseph MacGregor
Operation IceBridge Project Scientist
GSFC – Code 615

Amanda Leon
National Snow and Ice Data Center

Ice on Antarctica's Ellsworth Mountains, 10/22/2012 Ice on the Ellsworth Mountains in Antarctica as seen from the IceBridge DC-8 on Oct. 22, 2012. The Ellsworth Mountains are home to Antarctica’s highest point, Vinson Massif (16,050 ft / 4,892 m). Credit: NASA / James Yungel