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AE_SID

AMSR-E/Aqua Daily L3 6.25 km Sea Ice Drift Polar Grids, Version 1

This Level-3 gridded product (AE_SID) includes brightness temperatures at 6.9 through 89.0 GHz and sea ice concentrations.

Geographic Coverage

Parameter(s):
  • Microwave > Microwave Imagery
  • Sea Ice > Sea Ice Motion
Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 90, S: 30.98, E: 180, W: -180

  • N: -39.23, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180

Spatial Resolution:
  • 6.25 km x 6.25 km
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 June 2011 to 3 October 2011
Temporal Resolution: 1 day
Data Format(s):
  • HDF-EOS
Platform(s) AQUA
Sensor(s): AMSR-E
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Donald Cavalieri, Thorsten Markus
Data Citation

As a condition of using these data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

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, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/AMSR-E/AE_SID.001. [Date Accessed].
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