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AMSRIce03 MODIS Imagery, 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 Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) imagery of the Alaska, USA area, complementing the joint in situ and aircraft Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer Sea Ice Product Validation (AMSRIce03) campaign.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 82.04, S: 56.78, E: -106.22, W: -169.64

  • N: 86.6, S: 44.52, E: -103.35, W: -168.62

  • N: 77.58, S: 42.95, E: -142.41, W: -172.42

  • N: 79.31, S: 42.54, E: -159.65, W: -175.63

  • N: 80.68, S: 42.04, E: -148.96, W: -174.78

Spatial Resolution:
  • 500 m x 500 m
Temporal Coverage:
  • 22 March 2003
  • 20 March 2003
  • 19 March 2003
  • 16 March 2003
  • 15 March 2003
  • 13 March 2003
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
  • Visible Wavelengths > Visible Imagery
Platform(s) AQUA
Sensor(s): MODIS
Data Format(s):
  • Binary
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Donald Cavalieri, Alvaro Ivanoff, Dorothy Hall, 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., A. Ivanoff, D. K. Hall, and T. Markus. 2009. AMSRIce03 MODIS Imagery, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: [Date Accessed].
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