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Sea Ice Observations from the Mikhail Somov (39th Russian Antarctic Expedition) March-May 1994

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Worby, A.P. and Smirnov, V.
Publication_Date: 20010806
Title: Sea Ice Observations from the Mikhail Somov (39th Russian Antarctic Expedition) March-May 1994
Edition:
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form:
Series_Information:
Series_Name: CAASM Metadata
Issue_Identification:
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place:
Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Other_Citation_Details:
Online_Linkage: https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=/AMD/AU/ASPECT_MS030594
Description:
Abstract:
These data describe pack ice characteristics in the Antarctic sea ice zone. These data are in the ASPeCt format. National program: Russia Vessel: Mikhail Somov Dates in ice: 09 Mar 1994 - 09 May 1994 Observers: Unknown Translation to ASPeCt data format: Vladimir Smirnov Summary of voyage track: 9/3 Ice edge at approx. 67S, 13E 9-15/3 Ice edge to Novolazarevskaya (12E) 20-24/3 Novolazarevskaya to Molodezhnaya (46E) 2-9/4 Molodezhnaya to Druzhnaya (74E) 11-12/4 Druzhnaya to Progress (76E) 12-17/4 Progress to Molodezhnaya 25-30/4 Molodezhnaya to Novolazarevskaya 1-9/5 Novolazarevskaya to Bellingshausen St (59W) The fields for 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
Purpose:
Not Available
Supplemental_Information:
Not Available
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 19940309
Ending_Date: 19940509
Currentness_Reference:Unknown
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Description_of_Geographic_Extent:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -59.0
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 78.0
North_Bounding_Coordinate: -59.0
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -70.0
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD SCIENCE PARAMETERS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD PLATFORM
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 > CRYOSPHERE > SEA ICE > ICE DEPTH/THICKNESS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > CRYOSPHERE > SEA ICE > ICE FLOES
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > CRYOSPHERE > SEA ICE > ICE TYPES
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > CRYOSPHERE > SEA ICE > PACK ICE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > CRYOSPHERE > SEA ICE > SEA ICE CONCENTRATION
Theme_Keyword: SHIPS
Theme_Keyword: ASPECT > ANTARCTIC SEA ICE PROCESSES AND CLIMATE
Theme_Keyword: Air Temperature
Theme_Keyword: Cloud
Theme_Keyword: Comments
Theme_Keyword: Date
Theme_Keyword: Film Counter
Theme_Keyword: Frame Counter For Film
Theme_Keyword: Latitude
Theme_Keyword: Longitude
Theme_Keyword: Open Water
Theme_Keyword: Record
Theme_Keyword: Sea Ice Concentration
Theme_Keyword: Sea Ice Floe Size
Theme_Keyword: Sea Ice Snow Cover
Theme_Keyword: Sea Ice Thickness
Theme_Keyword: Sea Ice Topography
Theme_Keyword: Sea Ice Type
Theme_Keyword: Sea Temperature
Theme_Keyword: Snow Thickness
Theme_Keyword: Snow Type
Theme_Keyword: Time
Theme_Keyword: Track
Theme_Keyword: Video Recorder Counter
Theme_Keyword: Visibility Code
Theme_Keyword: Weather Code
Theme_Keyword: Wind Direction
Theme_Keyword: Wind Velocity
Theme_Keyword: OCEANS
Theme_Keyword: ENGLISH
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > SOUTHERN OCEAN
Place_Keyword: GEOGRAPHIC REGION > ARCTIC
Place_Keyword: GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR
Access_Constraints: These data are freely available. The data are publicly available for download from the provided 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/). Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=ASPECT_MS030594 when using these data. Authors should acknowledge use of the ASPeCt data archive.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: ANTHONY PETER WORBY
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: University of Tasmania
Address: Private Bag 80
City: Hobart
State_or_Province: Tasmania
Postal_Code: 7001
Country: Australia
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: a.worby@utas.edu.au
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Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
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
Logical_Consistency_Report:
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Completeness_Report:
Not Available
Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Not Available
Process_Date: Unknown
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Spatial_Reference_Information:
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: AU/AADC > Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia
Contact_Person: DATA OFFICER AADC
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Australian Antarctic Division
Address: 203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
State_or_Province: Tasmania
Postal_Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +61 3 6232 3244
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: +61 3 6232 3351
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: metadata@aad.gov.au
Resource_Description: ASPECT_MS030594
Distribution_Liability:
Not Available
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: pdf, text
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://data.aad.gov.au
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/portal/download_file.c...
Access_Instructions:
Download point for the data - log files, postscript files, excel files.
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/portal/download_file.c...
Access_Instructions:
Download point for sea ice software
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.aspect.aq/
Access_Instructions:
ASPECT website
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/portal/download_file.c...
Access_Instructions:
Readme file containing instructions on how to use the log files and software.
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?...
Access_Instructions:
Citation reference for this metadata record and dataset
Fees: Free
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20010806
Metadata_Review_Date: 20160127
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: ANTHONY PETER WORBY
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: University of Tasmania
Address: Private Bag 80
City: Hobart
State_or_Province: Tasmania
Postal_Code: 7001
Country: Australia
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: a.worby@utas.edu.au
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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