[Parameters: Topic='OCEANS', Term='SEA ICE', Variable_Level_1='ICE EXTENT']
FY3A VIRR Sea Ice 10 days Cover Image Level 3 ProductEntry ID: FY3A_VIRR_SIC_10day_L3
Abstract: VIRR Sea Ice 10 days Cover Image:
10 days Sea Ice image product uses FY-3 VIRR daily sea ice cover product data to compose a 10 days sea ice cover data in the North Hemisphere and South Hemisphere region of 10°×10° around the world. The resolution is 0.01° km 10 days sea ice coverage grid product uses FY-3 VIRR daily sea ice cover data to calculate the sea ice coverage and produce the sea ice coverage grid product in the region of 1800×3600 around the world in 10 day time. The resolution of a grid is 0.1°.
Purpose: VIRR Sea Ice 10 days Cover Image Product:
FY-3 VIRR 10 days Sea ice cover product can be used in climate prediction, climate changing and environment changing research.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: China Meteorological Administration(CMA) National Satellite and Meteorological Center(NSMC)
Dataset Title: FY3A VIRR Sea Ice 10 days Cover Image Level 3 Product
Dataset Release Date: 2008-05-29
Dataset Release Place: Beijing, ChinaOnline Resource: http://fy3.satellite.cma.gov.cn/ArssEn/Ord/Satellite.aspx?seriesCod...
Start Date: 2008-05-29
Latitude Resolution: 1000 m
Longitude Resolution: 1000 m
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
Distribution Size: ~848.71 MB
Distribution Format: HDF
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-03-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27