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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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