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GLERL Great Lakes Ice Concentration Data Base, 1960-1979
Entry ID: G00804

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Abstract: Ice concentration grids for 1960 to 1979 are archived for half-month periods, generally December through April. Data values are coded to the nearest ten percent for each 5 x 5 km grid square. A file of geographic coordinates of the center of each grid cell is included for each lake. A file of ice climatology data for each lake includes average, median and mode for each grid cell for each ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 49.0   S: 41.0   E: -76.0   W: -93.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Assel, R. A.
Dataset Title: GLERL Great Lakes Ice Concentration Data Base, 1960-1979
Dataset Series Name: G00804
Dataset Release Date: 1983-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1960-11-01
Stop Date: 1979-05-01
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 5 km
Longitude Resolution: 5 km
Data Set Progress
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: 101 MB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Email: assel at
Contact Address:
Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory
2205 Commonwealth Blvd.
City: Ann Arbor
Province or State: MI
Postal Code: 48105-1593
Country: USA
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Assel, R. A. A Computerized Ice Concentration Data Base for the Great Lakes. NOAA Data Report ERL GLERL-24, April 1983 NTIS order number: PB83-233013. Assel, R. A. Great Lakes weekly ice cover statistics. NOAA Technical Memorandum GLERL-133. NOAA, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, Ann Arbor, MI, 27 pp. (2005). Assel, ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1983-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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