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FY3A VIRR Sea Ice 10 days Cover Image Level 3 Product
Entry ID: FY3A_VIRR_SIC_10day_L3

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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.
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Description: FENGYUN Satellite Data Center
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

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, China
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2008-05-29
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1000 m
Longitude Resolution: 1000 m
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
Ancillary Keywords
Data Set Progress
Data Center
FENGYUN Satellite Data Center, China Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 4006-121-701
Email: dataserver at
Contact Address:
National Satellite Meteorological Center data services
No. 46
Zhongguancun, Haidian District
South Street
City: Beijing
Postal Code: 100081
Country: China
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: 2016-12-07
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