Weekly Polar Sea-Ice Grid from the ERS-1 Scatterometer, available on CD-ROM from IFREMER
Entry ID: IFREMER_CERSAT_ERS1_SEAICE_CD

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Summary
Abstract: This CD-ROM contains weekly grids of sea ice backscatter data from the
ERS-1 scatterometer for both polar regions. The data cover the time
period 5 August 1991 through 26 May 1996.

The grid used is the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) grid
for SSM/I data, in a polar stereographic projection, with 25 km cell
size.

[This information was obtained from IFREMER/CERSAT Technical Report
C2-MUT-W-03-IF, v2.0, March 1998.]
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -55.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0
  N: 90.0   S: 50.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: IFREMER - CERSAT
Dataset Title: ERS Scatterometer Polar Sea Ice Grids
Dataset Release Date: March 1998
Dataset Publisher: IFREMER
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1991-08-05
Stop Date: 1996-05-26
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 25 km
Longitude Resolution: 25 km
Temporal Resolution: Weekly
Use Constraints Copies of publications based on ERS data processed at IFREMER should
be submitted to IFREMER - CERSAT:

Sylvie Pouliquen
IFREMER - CERSAT
BP 70
29280 Plouzane
France
Ancillary Keywords
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Centre ERS d'Archivage et de Traitement, French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea, France Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.ifremer.fr/cersat/index.html

Data Center Personnel
Name: SYLVIE POULIQUEN
Phone: +33 2 98 22 44 92
Fax: +33 2 98 22 45 33
Email: sylvie.pouliquen at ifremer.fr
Contact Address:
Departement d'Oceanographie Spatiale
IFREMER BP 70
City: Plouzane
Postal Code: 29280
Country: FRANCE
Distribution
Distribution Media: CD-ROM
Distribution Format: HDF, Binary, GIF
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: gsfc-gcmduso at mail.nasa.gov
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-06-30
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