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Sea Ice Index
Entry ID: G02135


Summary
Abstract: The Sea Ice Index provides a quick look at Arctic- and Antarctic-wide changes in sea ice. It is a source for consistent, up-to-date sea ice extent and concentration images, in PNG format, and data values, in ASCII text files, from November 1978 to the present. Sea Ice Index images also depict trends and anomalies in ice cover calculated using a 30-year reference ... View entire text
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Description: Documentation
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -39.23   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0
  N: 90.0   S: 30.98   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Fetterer, F., K. Knowles, W. Meier, and M. Savoie.
Dataset Title: Sea Ice Index
Dataset Series Name: G02135
Dataset Release Date: 2016-07-19
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 2
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/G02135
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1978-10-26
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 25 km
Longitude Resolution: 25 km
Temporal Resolution: 1 day
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration at the National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/noaa/

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC NOAA USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Format: PNG
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Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: fetterer at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Agnew, T. A., and S. Howell. 2002a. The use of operational i ce charts for evaluating passive microwave ice concentration data. Internal Report of the Meteorological Service of Canada. 34 pp. Agnew, T. A., and S. Howell. 2002b. Comparison of digitized Canadian ice charts and passive microwave sea-ice concentrations. Procedures of the International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, July ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2016-07-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-07-26


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