Antarctic Digital Database

Publication Details

  • Time-span Dates vary
  • Subscription Type FREE
  • Publisher Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
  • Notes
    • Antarctica
  • Resource Types Statistics and Data
  • Description The Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Antarctic Digital Database (ADD) consists of geographic information layers including coastline, ice-shelf grounding line, rock outcrop, contours, elevation point data such as survey points and spot heights, and human-presence features such as Research Station locations. It also includes other relevant information sources such as the Landsat Image Mosaic of Antarctica (LIMA), glacier and ice-shelf change information for some regions and will include bedrock and surface Digital Elevation Models from BEDMAP2. The data are available through the ADD website in a range of formats including shapefile, KML and Geotiff. The ADD is freely available for all uses subject to acceptance of the terms of the license and disclaimer.