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EASE-Grid Data

Data Sets in the Equal-Area Scalable Earth Grid

Format Description

There are currently two versions of the EASE-Grid format, the original EASE-Grid and EASE-Grid 2.0:

Original EASE-Grid

  • Defined in 1992
  • Based on a spherical Earth model
  • Used for many data sets

EASE-Grid 2.0