National Ice Center Arctic Sea Ice Charts and Climatologies in Gridded Format
Entry ID: G02172

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Abstract: The U.S. National Ice Center (NIC) is an inter-agency sea ice analysis and forecasting center comprised of the Department of Commerce/NOAA, the Department of Defense/U.S. Navy, and the Department of Homeland Security/U.S. Coast Guard components. Since 1972, NIC has produced Arctic and Antarctic sea ice charts. This data set is comprised of Arctic sea ice concentration climatology derived from the ... View entire text
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Description: The Dehn Collection of Arctic Sea Ice Charts, 1953-1986
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: 45.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: National Ice Center. Compiled by F. Fetterer and C. Fowler.
Dataset Title: National Ice Center Arctic Sea Ice Charts and Climatologies in Gridded Format
Dataset Release Date: 2006-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1972-01-01
Stop Date: 2007-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration at the National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 1.32 GB
Distribution Format: Binary
Phone: (301) 394-3100
Email: liaison at
Contact Address:
NOAA Satellite Operations Facility
4231 Suitland Road
City: Suitland
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20746
Country: USA
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Agnew, T., and S. Howell. 2002. Comparison of digitized Canadian ice charts and passive microwave sea-ice concentrations. IGARSS 2002, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Conference Proceedings. Accessed 25 September 2006. Agnew, T., and S. Howell. 2003. The use of operational ice charts for evaluating passive microwave ice concentration data, ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-04-10
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