Southern Hemisphere Iceberg Tracks Derived from Scatterometer Data
Entry ID: Scatterometer_Iceberg_Tracking

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Summary
Abstract: Positions of large (typically greater than 10 nmi) tabular icebergs
around Antarctica derived from enhanced resolution historic and present
scatterometer data.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -50.0   S: -80.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0
Max Altitude: SURFACE

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Long, David G. and Jarom Ballantyne
Dataset Title: Southern Hemisphere Iceberg Tracking from Scatterometer data
Dataset Release Place: Provo, UT
Dataset Publisher: NASA Scatterometer Climate Record Pathfinder
Data Presentation Form: ASCII data base
Other Citation Details: Long, D.G. and C. Bertoia, "Is the number of icebergs around Antarctica really increasing?", EOS, Trans. AGU, 2002.
Online Resource: http://www.scp.byu.edu/data/iceberg/database1.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1978-06-01
Quality Manually-derived from time-series of enhanced resolution scatterometer
images. Considered superior in number and accuracy to the
U.S. National Ice Center Database.
Data Center
Scatterometer Climate Record Pathfinder Program, Center for Remote Sensing, Brigham Young University Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.scp.byu.edu/
Dataset ID: Southern_Iceberg_Tracking_Scatterometer

Data Center Personnel
Name: DAVID G. LONG
Phone: 801-422-4383
Fax: 801-422-0201
Email: long at ee.byu.edu
Contact Address:
BYU Center for Remote Sensing
Brigham Young University
459 Clyde Building
City: Provo
Province or State: UT
Postal Code: 84602
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Format: ASCII and gif
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 801-422-4383
Fax: 801-422-0201
Email: long at ee.byu.edu
Contact Address:
BYU Center for Remote Sensing
Brigham Young University
459 Clyde Building
City: Provo
Province or State: UT
Postal Code: 84602
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-09-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-07-02
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