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Arctic Marine Transportation Program 1979-1986
Entry ID: G02196

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Abstract: The purpose of this program was to collect data relevant to developing year-round transportation capabilities in the Arctic Ocean. The US Maritime Administration sponsored this multi-year program to define environmental conditions in the Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort Seas; to obtain data to improve design criteria for ice-worthy ships and offshore structures; and to demonstrate the operational ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: 54.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Richard Voelker
Dataset Title: Arctic Marine Transportation Program 1979-1986
Dataset Series Name: G02196
Dataset Release Date: 2010-07-25
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: 1979-01-01
Stop Date: 1986-12-31
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Data Set Progress
Data Center
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration at the National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
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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: 362 MB
Distribution Format: PDF

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 656 KB
Distribution Format: JPEG
Email: richard.voelker at
Contact Address:
US Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration
Country: USA
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Brigham, Lawson, and Ellis, Ben. Arctic Marine Transport Workshop, held at Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge University, 28-20 September 2004, Cambridge, UK. Retrieved June 21, 2010 at Garret, R., Rinehart, V., & Voelker, R. Conclusions from the First Marine Transit to Point Barrow in Winter 1981 (by USCGC Polar Sea) Offshore Technology Conference, 3-6 May 1982, Houston, Texas.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-07-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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