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Southern Hemisphere Ice Limits, 1973-1978
Entry ID: G02129

Abstract: Weekly Southern Ocean ice limits, have been digitized from U.S. Navy Fleet Weather Facility ice charts, at the Max-Planck Institut fur Meteorologie, Hamburg. Coverage is from 1 January 1973 to 31 June 1978. Data are gridded at 5 degree longitude intervals and are available via ftp. Note: NOAA@NSIDC believes these data to be of value, however, they should be used with caution because we are unable to quality check the data or provide documentation due to lack of funding. If you have any information about this data set that others would find useful, please contact href="">NSIDC User Services.
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Description: Sea Ice Products at NSIDC
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -50.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Hasselmann, K., P. Lemke, and E. W. Trinkl.
Dataset Title: Southern Hemisphere Ice Limits, 1973-1978
Dataset Series Name: G02129
Dataset Release Date: 2003-07-25
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1973-01-01
Stop Date: 1978-06-30
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
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Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: FTP
Contact Address:
Max Plank Institute fur Meteorologie
Bundesstrasse 55 W/2000
City: Hamburg
Country: 13 Deutschland
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Lemke,P., E.W. Trinkl and K. Hasselmann, Stochastic dynamic analysis of polar sea ice variability, J. Phys. Oceanog., 10(12), 2100-2120, 1980.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-07-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18