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	               gmd:title:  AMSR-E/Aqua Daily L3 6.25 km Sea Ice Drift Polar Grids
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	            The Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer - Earth Observing System (AMSR-E) 
	            instrument on the NASA Earth Observing System (EOS) Aqua satellite provides 
	            global passive microwave measurements of land, ocean, and atmospheric 
	            variables for the investigation of water and energy cycles.

This Level-3 
	            gridded product (AE_SID) includes sea ice speed and direction generated by 
	            applying the Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) wavelet transform algorithm to 
	            AMSR-E brightness temperatures. Daily drift data are averaged over five-day 
	            intervals and are mapped to a polar stereographic grid at 6.25 km spatial 
	            resolution. Drift parameters sea ice speed and direction were determined using 
	            the 89 GHz Horizontal (H) channel of the AMSR-E L3 6.25 km brightness 
	            temperature product. Data are stored in HDF-EOS format and are available from 
	            01 June 2011 to 3 October 2011 via FTP.
	         gmd:Purpose:  Scientific Research
	         gmd:Credit:  Cavalieri, D. J., T. Markus, A. Ivanoff, A. K. Liu, and Y. Zhao. 2011. AMSR-E/Aqua Daily L3 6.25 km Sea Ice Drift Polar Grids. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center. http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/AMSR-E/AE_SID.001. 
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