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Arctic Ocean Drift Tracks from Ships, Buoys, and Manned Research Stations, 1872-1973, Version 1
Entry ID: G01358_1


Summary
Abstract: Thirty-four drift tracks in the Arctic Ocean pack ice are collected in a unified tabular data format, one file per track. Data are from drifting ships, manned research stations on ice floes (ice islands) and data buoys. Track names are FRAM (ship, 1893 to 1896), NP-01 through NP-20 (Soviet North Pole stations on ice floes, 1937, 1950, 1954 to 1970), IGY-A and IGY-B (International Geophysical Year ice camps, 1957 to 59), T-3 (Fletcher's Ice Island, 1959 to 1970), ARLIS-II (Arctic Research Laboratory Ice Station II ice camp, 1961 to 1965), BTAE (British Transarctic Expedition, 1968 to 1969), seven buoys deployed during the AIDJEX (Arctic Ice Dynamics Joint Experiment) pilot study (1972), TEGG (Austrian ship Tegetthoff, 1872 to 1873) and St. Anna (Russian ship, 1912 to 1914).

Purpose: Scientific Research
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: 80.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Arctic Ocean Drift Tracks from Ships, Buoys, and Manned Research Stations, 1872-1973, Version 1
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
Dataset DOI: 10.7265/N5D798B1
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1893-01-01
Stop Date: 1973-12-31
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

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Personnel
Role: DATA CENTER CONTACT
City: Boulder
Province or State: Colorado
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1984-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-16


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