J-CAD Drifting Buoy Data, Arctic Ocean, 2000-2002
Entry ID: ARCSS126

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Summary
Abstract: This data set contains drifting buoy measurements taken from the Japan Marine Science and Technology Center (JAMSTEC) Compact Arctic Drifters (J-CADs). The J-CAD buoys drift with the ice pack, collecting navigational, atmospheric, and oceanographic measurements, and transmitting the data via satellite. Since 2000, investigators have been conducting operations of the J-CADs to measure the structure ... View entire text
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Description: This NPEO site contains current data from J-CAD 6

Description: This site describes JAMSTEC's J-CAD program
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 89.68   S: 68.22   E: 82.85   W: -130.33

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Dr. James Morison
Dataset Title: J-CAD Drifting Buoy Data, Arctic Ocean, 2000-2002
Dataset Release Date: 2004-06-09
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/arcss126.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-04-24
Stop Date: 2002-04-26
Platform
BUOYS Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org
Dataset ID: arcss126

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 12,018 KB (total)
Distribution Format: .zip file containing ASCII text and html files
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:
Japan Marine Science and Technology Center (JAMSTEC)
Country: Japan
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-03-05
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-11
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