Sea Ice Charts of the Russian Arctic in Gridded Format, 1933-2006
Entry ID: G02176

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Summary
Abstract: The Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (AARI) in St. Petersburg, Russia, produces sea ice charts for safety of navigation in the polar regions and for other operational and scientific purposes. Arctic charts from 1933 through 2006 are collected in this data set. Chart frequency and spatial coverage varies, but charts were compiled every 10 days during the navigation season, and monthly for ... View entire text
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Description: Arctic and Southern Ocean Sea Ice Concentrations
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: 60.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0
  N: 90.0   S: 65.0   E: -150.0   W: -180.0
  N: 90.0   S: 65.0   E: 180.0   W: -30.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute. Compiled by V. Smolyanitsky, V. Borodachev, A. Mahoney, F. Fetterer, and R. G. Barry.
Dataset Title: Sea Ice Charts of the Russian Arctic in Gridded Format, 1933-2006
Dataset Release Date: 2007-11-12
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/G02176
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1933-01-01
Stop Date: 1992-12-31

Start Date: 1997-01-01
Stop Date: 2006-12-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 12.5 km
Longitude Resolution: 12.5 km
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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 Size: 262 MB
Distribution Format: PNG

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 36 MB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
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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Publications/References
Arctic Climatology Project. 2000. Environmental Working Group joint U.S.-Russian sea ice atlas. Edited by F. Tanis and V. Smolyanitsky. Ann Arbor, MI: Environmental Research Institute of Michigan, in association with the National Snow and Ice Data Center. CD-ROM. Borodachev, B.E. and Shilnikov, V.I. 2002. Istoriya ledovoi aviatsionnoi razvedki v Arktike i na zamerzayushchikh moryakh Rossii ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-11-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-04-10
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