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Nimbus-7 SMMR Polar Gridded Radiances and Sea Ice Concentrations
Entry ID: NSIDC-0007


Summary
Abstract: This data set contains gridded brightness temperatures and sea ice concentrations for both polar regions. Brightness temperature and sea ice concentration grids have 25 x 25 km grid elements in polar stereographic projection.
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Description: Documentation
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
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1.   N: 90.0   S: 30.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0  
2.   N: -39.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0  


Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Gloersen, P.
Dataset Title: Nimbus-7 SMMR Polar Gridded Radiances and Sea Ice Concentrations
Dataset Series Name: NSIDC-0007
Dataset Release Date: 2006-08-03
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NASA NSIDC DAAC: NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center
Version: 1
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/NSIDC-0007
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1978-10-25
Stop Date: 1987-08-20
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 25 km
Longitude Resolution: 25 km
Vertical Resolution: 25 km
Temporal Resolution: 2 day
ISO Topic Category
Platform
Nimbus-7 Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center 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
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
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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Publications/References
Carsey, F.D., ed., Microwave remote sensing of sea ice. Geophysical Monograph 68, American Geophysical Union, 1992. Cavalieri, D.J., P. Gloersen and W.J. Campbell, Determination of sea ice parameters with the Nimbus-7 SMMR, J. Geophys. Res. 89(D4):5355-5369, 1984. Comiso, J.C. and H.J. Zwally, Polar microwave brightness temperatures from Nimbus-7 SMMR: Time series of daily and monthly maps from ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-08-03
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-02-25




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