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NSIDC-0429

AMSRIce03 Snow Pit Data, Version 1

Notice to Data Users: The documentation for this data set was provided solely by the Principal Investigator(s) and was not further developed, thoroughly reviewed, or edited by NSIDC. Thus, support for this data set may be limited.

This data set contains snow pit data collected over sea ice in the Barrow, Alaska, USA area and nearby at the Navy Ice Camp in the main pack ice of the Arctic Ocean.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 71.28, S: 71.18, E: -156.15, W: -156.4

  • N: 72.95, S: 72.9, E: -147.5, W: -147.65

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 3 March 2003 to 23 March 2003
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Snow/Ice > Depth Hoar
  • Snow/Ice > Ice Depth/Thickness
  • Snow/Ice > Snow Density
  • Snow/Ice > Snow Stratigraphy
  • Snow/Ice > Snow Water Equivalent
Platform(s) GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
Sensor(s): BALANCE, CORING DEVICES, SNOW DENSITY CUTTER
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Matthew Sturm, Julienne Stroeve

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.

Sturm, M. and J. Stroeve. 2009. AMSRIce03 Snow Pit Data, 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/JTJZGYIKDQF8. [Date Accessed].