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Nimbus-7 SMMR Polar Gridded Radiances and Sea Ice Concentrations

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Gloersen, P.
Publication_Date: 20060803
Title: Nimbus-7 SMMR Polar Gridded Radiances and Sea Ice Concentrations
Edition: 1
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form:
Series_Information:
Series_Name: NSIDC-0007
Issue_Identification:
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Publisher: NASA NSIDC DAAC: NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center
Other_Citation_Details:
Online_Linkage: http://nsidc.org/data/NSIDC-0007
Description:
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.
Purpose:
Not Available
Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: 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 1978 to 1987. NASA. Reference Publication, 1223, 82 p.,1989. Francis, E.A., Calibration of the Nimbus-7 Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer (SMMR), 1979-1984, Oregon State University, M.S. thesis, 248 p., 1987. Gloersen, P., In-orbit calibration adjustment of the Nimbus-7 SMMR. NASA Technical Memorandum 100678, 39 p, 1987. Gloersen, P. and D.J. Cavalieri, Reduction of weather effects in the calculation of sea ice concentration from microwave radiances. J. of Geophys. Res. 91(C3):3913-3919, 1986. Gloersen, P., W.J. Campbell, D.J. Cavalieri, J.C. Comiso, C.L. Parkinson and H.J. Zwally. Arctic and Antarctic Sea Ice, 1978-1987: Satellite Passive Microwave Observations. NASA SP-511, 1992. National Snow and Ice Data Center, Nimbus-7 SMMR Polar Radiances and Sea Ice Concentrations on CD-ROM. User's Guide. NSIDC, Special Publication NSIDC SP-3, Boulder, CO, 1994. Nimbus-7 User's Guide. NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center, 263 p., 1978.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 19781025
Ending_Date: 19870820
Currentness_Reference:Unknown
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Description_of_Geographic_Extent:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -180.0
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 180.0
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 90.0
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 30.0
Spatial_Domain:
Description_of_Geographic_Extent:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -180.0
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 180.0
North_Bounding_Coordinate: -39.0
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -90.0
Keywords:
Theme:
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Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD PLATFORM
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD INSTRUMENT
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: PROJECT
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ANCILLARY KEYWORDS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: DATA SET LANGUAGE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING > MICROWAVE > BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > CRYOSPHERE > SEA ICE > ICE EXTENT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > CRYOSPHERE > SNOW/ICE > ICE EXTENT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > SNOW/ICE > ICE EXTENT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SEA ICE > ICE EXTENT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > CRYOSPHERE > SEA ICE > SEA ICE CONCENTRATION
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SEA ICE > SEA ICE CONCENTRATION
Theme_Keyword: NIMBUS-7
Theme_Keyword: RADIOMETERS
Theme_Keyword: SMMR > SCANNING MULTICHANNEL MICROWAVE RADIOMETER
Theme_Keyword: EOSDIS > EARTH OBSERVING SYSTEM DATA INFORMATION SYSTEM
Theme_Keyword: ESIP > EARTH SCIENCE INFORMATION PARTNERS PROGRAM
Theme_Keyword: Antarctic
Theme_Keyword: Arctic
Theme_Keyword: Cd-rom
Theme_Keyword: Daac
Theme_Keyword: Eosdis
Theme_Keyword: Global Change
Theme_Keyword: Ice
Theme_Keyword: Nsidc Daac
Theme_Keyword: Passive Microwave
Theme_Keyword: Polar
Theme_Keyword: Polar Stereo Brightness Temps-project
Theme_Keyword: Polar Stereo Sea Ice-project
Theme_Keyword: Radiance
Theme_Keyword: Remote Sensing
Theme_Keyword: Sea Ice Concentration
Theme_Keyword: Sea Ice Extent
Theme_Keyword: Sea Ice Pm Polar Stereo-project
Theme_Keyword: Snow
Theme_Keyword: NULL
Theme_Keyword: NULL
Theme_Keyword: ENGLISH
Place:
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Place_Keyword: OCEAN > ARCTIC OCEAN > BAFFIN BAY
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > ARCTIC OCEAN > BEAUFORT SEA
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN > BERING SEA
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > ARCTIC OCEAN > CHUKCHI SEA
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > HUDSON BAY
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > GREENLAND SEA
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > SOUTHERN OCEAN > AMUNDSEN SEA
Place_Keyword: GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR
Temporal:
Temporal_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Temporal_Keyword: 2 Day
Access_Constraints: Not Available
Use_Constraints:
Not Available
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: NSIDC USER SERVICES
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Address: CIRES, 449 UCB
Address: University of Colorado
City: Boulder
State_or_Province: CO
Postal_Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: +1 (303) 492-2468
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: nsidc@nsidc.org
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Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
Not Available
Logical_Consistency_Report:
Not Available
Completeness_Report:
Not Available
Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Not Available
Process_Date: Unknown
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Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Geographic:
Latitude_Resolution: 25 km
Longitude_Resolution: 25 km
Geographic_Coordinate_Units: Decimal degrees
Vertical_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Altitude_System_Definition:
Altitude_Datum_Name: Not Available
Altitude_Resolution: 25 km
Altitude_Distance_Units: Not Available
Altitude_Encoding_Method: Implicit coordinate
Depth_System_Definition:
Depth_Datum_Name: Not Available
Depth_Resolution: 25 km
Depth_Distance_Units: Not Available
Depth_Encoding_Method: Implicit coordinate
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: NASA/NSIDC_DAAC > NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center
Contact_Person: NSIDC DAAC USER SERVICES
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Address: CIRES, 449 UCB
Address: University of Colorado
City: Boulder
State_or_Province: CO
Postal_Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: +1 (303) 492-2468
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: nsidc@nsidc.org
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: NSIDC > National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact_Person: NSIDC USER SERVICES
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Address: CIRES, 449 UCB
Address: University of Colorado
City: Boulder
State_or_Province: CO
Postal_Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: +1 (303) 492-2468
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: nsidc@nsidc.org
Resource_Description: NSIDC-0007
Distribution_Liability:
Not Available
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://nsidc.org
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://nsidc.org/data/docs/daac/nsidc0007_smmr_tbs...
Access_Instructions:
Documentation
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
ftp://sidads.colorado.edu/pub/DATASETS/nsidc0007_s...
Access_Instructions:
FTP
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
https://daacdata.apps.nsidc.org/pub/DATASETS/nsidc...
Access_Instructions:
HTTPS
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://nsidc.org/data/seaice/
Access_Instructions:
Sea Ice Products at NSIDC
Fees: Not Available
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20060803
Metadata_Review_Date: 20160225
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: GCMD User Support Office
Contact_Organization: NASA Global Change Master Directory
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Not Available
City: Lanham
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 20706
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: Not Available
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: gcmduso@gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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