Morphometric Characteristics of Ice and Snow in the Arctic Basin: Aircraft Landing Observations from the Former Soviet Union, 1928-1989

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Morphometric Characteristics of Ice and Snow in the Arctic Basin: Aircraft Landing Observations from the Former Soviet Union, 1928-1989

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Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
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Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: CIRES, 449 UCB
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Date Stamp:

2014-12-20

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ISO 19115 Geographic Information - Metadata First Edition

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ISO 19115:2003

Dataset URI:

http://nsidc.org/data/g02140.html

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Citation:

Citation Information:

Title: Morphometric Characteristics of Ice and Snow in the Arctic Basin: Aircraft Landing Observations from the Former Soviet Union, 1928-1989
Date:
Date: 2004
Date Type:
Value: publication
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Edition Date: 2004-03-17
Identifier: G02140
Identifier: http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N5B8562T
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Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

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Value: custodian
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Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NOAA User Services
Organization Name: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
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Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

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Website: http://nsidc.org/noaa/

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Abstract:

This data set contains sea ice and snow measurements collected during aircraft landings associated with the Soviet Union's historical Sever airborne and North Pole drifting station programs. The High-Latitude Airborne Annual Expeditions Sever (Sever means North) took place in 1937, 1941, 1948-1952, and 1954-1993 (Konstantinov and Grachev, 2000). In Spring 1993, the last (45th) Sever expedition finished long-term activity in the Arctic. Snow and sea ice data were collected, along with meteorological and hydrological measurements (the latter are not part of this data set). Up to 202 landings were accomplished each year. The data set contains measurements of 23 parameters, including ice thickness and snow depth on the runway and surrounding area; ridge, hummock, and sastrugi dimensions and areal coverage; and snow density. The sea ice thickness data are of particular importance, as ice thickness measurements for the Arctic Basin are scarce. These data are a subset of those used to create the atlas Morphometric Characteristics of Ice and Snow in the Arctic Basin, self-published by Ilya P. Romanov in 1993, and republished by Backbone Publishing Company in 1995. Romanov provided these data to the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) in 1994.

Purpose:

Scientific Research

Credit:

The following example shows how to cite the use of this data set in a publication. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

National Snow and Ice Data Center. 2004. Morphometric Characteristics of Ice and Snow in the Arctic Basin: Aircraft Landing Observations from the Former Soviet Union, 1928-1989. [indicate subset used]. Compiled by I. P. Romanov. Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N5B8562T.

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Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
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Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

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Delivery Point: CIRES, 449 UCB
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

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Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
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Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: CIRES, 449 UCB
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

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Website: http://nsidc.org

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Descriptive Keywords:

Keywords

Keyword: Continent > Europe > Eastern Europe > Russia
Keyword: Geographic Region > Arctic > Arctic Basin
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Title: NASA / GCMD Location Keywords
Date:
Date: 2008-02-05
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Keywords

Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Sea Ice > Ice Deformation
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Sea Ice > Ice Depth/Thickness
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Sea Ice > Ice Floes > Length
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Sea Ice > Ice Floes > Width
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Sea Ice > Ice Roughness > Hummocks
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Sea Ice > Sea Ice Elevation > Hummocks
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Sea Ice > Snow Depth
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Snow/Ice > Snow Density
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Snow/Ice > Snow Depth
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Sea Ice > Ice Deformation
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Sea Ice > Ice Depth/Thickness
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Keyword: Aircraft
Keyword: Arctic Basin
Keyword: Arctic Sea Ice
Keyword: g02140
Keyword: NOAA
Keyword: North Pole
Keyword: North Pole drifting station
Keyword: Sever
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Westbound Longitude: -180
Eastbound Longitude: 180
Southbound Latitude: 64
Northbound Latitude: 90

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Begin Position: 19280601
End Position: 19890531

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Distributor Information:

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Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

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Individual Name: NOAA User Services
Organization Name: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org/noaa/

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Value: custodian
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Linkage: ftp://sidads.colorado.edu/pub/DATASETS/NOAA/G02140/
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Data Acquisition Information:

Instrument Information:

Instrument:

Name: SNOW MEASURING ROD
Type: sensor

Platform Information:

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Name: AIRCRAFT
Description: satellite
Instrument: SNOW MEASURING ROD

Platform:

Name: GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
Description: satellite
Instrument: SNOW MEASURING ROD

Platform:

Name: MOORINGS
Description: satellite
Instrument: SNOW MEASURING ROD

Platform:

Name: OCEAN PLATFORMS
Description: satellite
Instrument: SNOW MEASURING ROD

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