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MEaSUREs Global Record of Daily Landscape Freeze/Thaw Status, Version 01
Entry ID: NSIDC-0477

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Summary
Abstract: The MEaSUREs Global Record of Daily Landscape Freeze/Thaw Status, Version 01 data set is derived from the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) satellite series using the Special Sensor Microwave Imager (SSM/I). The parameters in this data set include AM freeze thaw, PM freeze thaw, combined freeze thaw, transitional freeze thaw, and inverse transitional freeze thaw states of water. The ... View entire text
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Description: Freeze/Thaw Earth System Data Record Web Site
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 86.72   S: -84.24   E: 179.74   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Version: V01

Dataset Originator/Creator: John Kimball
Dataset Title: MEaSUREs Global Record of Daily Landscape Freeze/Thaw Status
Dataset Series Name: MEaSUREs
Dataset Release Date: 2010-09-15
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Version: V01
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0477.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-01-01
Stop Date: 2007-12-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 25 km
Longitude Resolution: 25km
Temporal Resolution: 12 hours
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
NSIDC Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC DAAC 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: 294 MB
Distribution Format: GIF
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Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: johnk at ntsg.umt.edu
Contact Address:
NTSG School of Forestry
University of Montana
City: Missoula
Province or State: MT
Postal Code: 59812
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Armstrong, R. L., and M. J. Brodzik. 1995. An Earth-Gridded SSM/I Data Set for Cryospheric Studies and Global Change Monitoring. Advances in Space Research 16: 155-63.

Brodzik, M. J. and R. L. Armstrong. 2008. updated daily. Near-Real-Time DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS Pathfinder Daily EASE-Grid Brightness Temperatures, 1988-2007. Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-09-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-14

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