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Helicopter-borne passive-microwave observations during the SIPEX II voyage of the Aurora Australis, 2012
Entry ID: SIPEX_II_Passive_Microwave

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Abstract: This dataset contains sea ice surface brightness temperatures using a portable passive-microwave radiometer operating at 36Ghz-H,V mounted to the undercarriage of a Squirrel helicopter during SIPEX 2, 2012.

This radiometer is the same sensor as satellite passive-microwave radiometer AMSR-E and AMSR2.

Our passive-microwave radiometer is launched on the same helicopter as Jan Lieser's (RAPPAL), so ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -63.5   S: -66.5   E: 123.0   W: 119.0

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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2012-09-25
Stop Date: 2012-09-25
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Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 359 kb
Distribution Format: csv
Fees: Free
Phone: + 61 3 6226 7201
Email: klaus.meiners at
Contact Address:
Sea-ice Ecologist
Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre (ACE CRC)
Private Bag 80
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-01-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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