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NASA Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) at NSIDC

MEaSUREs Data

Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments

MEaSUREs Data Sets at NSIDC

NSIDC archives and distributes data from several MEaSUREs projects related to the cryosphere. These data sets are intended to serve as Earth System Data Records (ESDRs), providing long-term broad-scale information about the Earth.

Note: MEaSUREs data sets are considered provisional until the data have gone through the MEaSUREs data review process.

Data Set

Spatial Coverage

Temporal Coverage

Parameters

Principal
Investigator

Greenland

Winter '00-'01, '05-'06–'08-'09

ice velocity

I. Joughin

Greenland

2009–2011

ice velocity

I. Joughin

Global

1979–2011

freeze/thaw status

J. Kimball
K. McDonald

Antarctica

1996–2011

ice velocity

E. J. Rignot

Antarctica

1994–2009

grounding line locations

E. J. Rignot

Antarctica

1997, 2009

ice velocity

E. J. Rignot

Arctic

1979–2012

sea ice location; day of melt onset; status of melt onset; sea ice age

M. R. Anderson

Northern Hemisphere Snow Extent Earth System Data Records¹

D. A. Robinson

¹Data set not yet available.