[Parameters: Topic='OCEANS', Term='SEA ICE', Variable_Level_1='ICE EXTENT']
FY3A VIRR Daily VIRR Sea Ice Level 2 ProductEntry ID: FY3A_VIRR_SIC_L2
Abstract: Daily VIRR Sea Ice Product:
Sea ice daily product includes daily sea ice image product and daily sea ice coverage grid product.Daily sea ice image product uses FY-3 VIRR data to derive sea ice cover information and produce the global sea ice cover image in the region of 10°×10° around the world in day time. The resolution is 0.01°.Daily 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 day time. The resolution of a grid is o.1°.
Purpose: Daily VIRR Sea Ice Product:
FY-3 VIRR Sea ice product can be used in climate prediction, climate changing and environment changing research. It also can be used for ocean transportation, oil production safety in ocean, etc.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: China Meteorological Administration(CMA) National Satellite and Meteorological Center(NSMC)
Dataset Title: FY3A VIRR Daily VIRR Sea Ice Level 2 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: 2011-06-09