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Tool for Polar Ice Characteristics Study
Entry ID: BYU_TOPICS

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Summary
Abstract: Tool for Polar Ice Characteristics Study aim at providing a data analysis tool for investigating climate changes fingerprints in polar ice variability. Using 8 years of continuous scatterometer data from ERS-1/2, it computes
statistical time series of the normalized cross-section backscatter over polar regions, and produces
graphical outputs which helps monitoring and interpreting the evolution of polar ice statistical
characteristics.

[Summary extracted from ftp://ftp.scp.byu.edu/pub/software/TOPICS/TOPICS.pdf.]
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Service Citation
Originators: Mark Drinkwater
Title: Tool for Polar Ice Characteristics Study
Provider: Brigham Young University
URL: ftp://ftp.scp.byu.edu/pub/software/TOPICS/
Service Keywords
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >STATISTICAL APPLICATIONS Parameter Definition

Use Constraints This code may be copied and modified so long as (1) original or modified code is not redistributed for profit and (2) acknowledgement is made that the original code was obtained courtesy of Mark R. Drinkwater of the Polar Oceanography Group, Jet Propulsion Laboratory California Institute of Technology.
Ancillary Keywords
Polar Ice
Climate Regulation
Polar Regions

Service Provider
BYU/CRS/SCP > Scatterometer Climate Record Pathfinder Program, Center for Remote Sensing, Brigham Young University Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.scp.byu.edu/

Service Provider 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 Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Distribution_Size: 106 MB
Fees: No fees
Personnel
MARK ROLAND DRINKWATER
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +31 71 565 4514
Fax: +31 71 565 5675
Email: Mark.Drinkwater at esa.int
Contact Address:
European Space Agency - ESTEC
City: Noordwijk
Province or State: ZH
Postal Code: 2201AZ
Country: The Netherlands
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2010-09-10
SERF Last Revision Date: 2010-09-10
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