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Sea Ice Observations from the Akademic Fedorov (34th Russian Antarctic Expedition)
Entry ID: ASPECT_AF020389


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Summary
Abstract: These data describe pack ice characteristics in the Antarctic sea ice zone.
These data are in the ASPeCt format.

National program: Russia
Vessel: Akademic Fedorov
Dates in ice: 26 Feb 1989 - 10 Mar 1989
Observers: Unknown
Translation to ASPeCt data format: Vladimir Smirnov

Summary of voyage track:
26/2 Ice edge at approx. 71S, 138W
26/2-2/3 Ice edge to Russkaya (136W) partly in company with Prof Zubov.
7-10/3 West through Ross Sea
10/3 Ice edge at approx. 74S, 176E

The fields in this dataset are:
SEA ICE CONCENTRATION
SEA ICE FLOE SIZE
SEA ICE SNOW COVER
SEA ICE THICKNESS
SEA ICE TOPOGRAPHY
SEA ICE TYPE
RECORD
DATE
TIME
LATITUDE
LONGITUDE
OPEN WATER
TRACK
SNOW THICKNESS
SNOW TYPE
SEA TEMPERATURE
AIR TEMPERATURE
WIND VELOCITY
WIND DIRECTION
FILM COUNTER
FRAME COUNTER FOR FILM
VIDEO RECORDER COUNTER
VISIBILITY CODE
CLOUD
WEATHER CODE
COMMENTS

Related URL
Link: GET DATA
Description: Download point for the data - log files, postcript files, excel files.


Link: GET SERVICE > GET SOFTWARE PACKAGE
Description: Download point for sea ice software.


Link: VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
Description: ASPECT website


Link: VIEW RELATED INFORMATION
Description: Readme file containing instructions on how to use the log files and software.


Link: VIEW RELATED INFORMATION
Description: Citation reference for this metadata record and dataset


Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
ASPECT


Geographic Coverage
 N: -71.0 S: -78.0  E: -135.0  W: 176.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1989-02-26
Stop Date: 1989-03-10


Location Keywords
OCEAN > SOUTHERN OCEAN
CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > ARCTIC
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR


Science Keywords
CRYOSPHERE >SEA ICE >ICE DEPTH/THICKNESS    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SEA ICE >ICE FLOES    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SEA ICE >ICE TYPES    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SEA ICE >PACK ICE    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SEA ICE >SEA ICE CONCENTRATION    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
OCEANS


Platform
SHIPS    [Information]


Project
ASPECT >Antarctic Sea Ice Processes and Climate    [Information]


Quality
Each parameter is assigned a data quality flag as defined below:

Flag 1: Error free
Flag 2: Dubious. Non-specific errors
Flag 3: Known errors exist that can be fixed
Flag 4: Known errors exist that cannot be fixed
Flag 5: No data - not observed
Flag 6: Data in analog format only

Time and position: 1
Total ice concentration: 1
Open water: 1
Pri ice concentration: 1
Pri ice type: 1
Pri ice thickness: 1
Pri floe size: 1
Pri topography: 1/5 (Percent ridging = 1; Average sail height = 5)
Pri snow type: 1
Pri snow thickness: 1
Sec ice concentration: 1
Sec ice type: 1
Sec ice thickness: 1
Sec floe size: 1
Sec topography: 1/5 (Percent ridging = 1; Average sail height = 5)
Sec snow type: 1
Sec snow thickness: 1
Ter ice concentration: 1
Ter ice type: 1
Ter ice thickness: 1
Ter floe size: 1
Ter topography: 1/5 (Percent ridging = 1; Average sail height = 5)
Ter snow type: 1
Ter snow thickness: 1
Air temperature: 1
Water temperature: 1
Wind speed: 1
Wind direction: 1
Cloud: 1
Current weather: 1
Visibility: 1
Video reading: 5
Photo (film no.): 5
Photo (frame no.): 5
Comments: 1


Access Constraints
None. The data are freely available. The data are available for download from the given url. Note that to use the original log files, you will also need to download the provided software in order to extract the data.


Use Constraints
This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).

Authors should acknowledge use of the ASPeCt data archive.

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at the URL below when using these data.


Keywords
AIR TEMPERATURE
CLOUD
COMMENTS
DATE
FILM COUNTER
FRAME COUNTER FOR FILM
LATITUDE
LONGITUDE
OPEN WATER
RECORD
SEA ICE CONCENTRATION
SEA ICE FLOE SIZE
SEA ICE SNOW COVER
SEA ICE THICKNESS
SEA ICE TOPOGRAPHY
SEA ICE TYPE
SEA TEMPERATURE
SNOW THICKNESS
SNOW TYPE
TIME
TRACK
VIDEO RECORDER COUNTER
VISIBILITY CODE
WEATHER CODE
WIND DIRECTION
WIND VELOCITY


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Name: DATA OFFICER AADC
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia



Distribution
Distribution_Media: HTTP
Distribution_Format: pdf, text
Fees: free


Personnel
ANTHONY PETER WORBY
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 5414
Email: tony.worby at csiro.au
Contact Address:
CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research
Castray Esplanade
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia


VLADIMIR SMIRNOV
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +7 812 352 1043
Fax: +7 812 352 2688
Email: vgs at aari.nw.ru
Contact Address:
38 Bering St
Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute
City: St Petersburg
Postal Code: 199397
Country: Russia



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-08-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-01-10


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