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Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0007

Nimbus-7 SMMR Polar Gridded Radiances and Sea Ice Concentrations, Version 1

This data set contains gridded brightness temperatures and sea ice concentrations for both polar regions. Brightness temperature and sea ice concentration grids have 25 x 25 km grid elements in polar stereographic projection.

Geographic Coverage

Data Set Tabs

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 90, S: 30, E: 180, W: -180

  • N: -39, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180

Spatial Resolution:
  • 25 km x 25 km
Temporal Coverage
  • 25 October 1978 to 20 August 1987
Temporal Resolution:
2 day
Parameter(s):
  • Microwave > Brightness Temperature
  • Sea Ice > Ice Extent
  • Snow/Ice > Ice Extent
  • Sea Ice > Sea Ice Concentration
Platform(s):
NIMBUS-7
Sensor(s): RADIOMETERS, SMMR
Data Format(s):
Not specified
Version:
V1
Data Contributor(s): Per Gloersen, Donald Cavalieri

Data Citation

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

Gloersen, P. 2006. Nimbus-7 SMMR Polar Gridded Radiances and Sea Ice Concentrations, Version 1. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/QOZIVYV3V9JP. [Date Accessed].

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