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	            This sea ice concentration data set was derived using measurements from the 
	            Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer (SMMR) on the Nimbus-7 satellite 
	            and from the Special Sensor Microwave/Imager (SSM/I) sensors on the Defense 
	            Meteorological Satellite Program's (DMSP) -F8, -F11, and -F13 satellites. 
	            Measurements from the Special Sensor Microwave Imager/Sounder (SSMIS) aboard 
	            DMSP-F17 are also included. The data set has been generated using the Advanced 
	            Microwave Scanning Radiometer - Earth Observing System (AMSR-E) Bootstrap 
	            Algorithm with daily varying tie-points. Daily (every other day prior to July 
	            1987) and monthly data are available for both the north and south polar 
	            regions. Data are gridded on the SSM/I polar stereographic grid (25 x 25 km) 
	            and provided in two-byte integer format. Data are available via FTP.
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