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AMSRIce06 Aerial Photographs, 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 photographs of sea ice in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas of the Arctic Ocean, and of snow cover off the northern coast of Alaska, USA. Photographs were taken from a P3 aircraft using two Kodak digital DC4800 cameras.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 76.87383, S: 64.81921, E: -147.86187, W: -168.30655

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 25 March 2006
  • 24 March 2006
  • 22 March 2006
  • 21 March 2006
  • 20 March 2006
  • 18 March 2006
Temporal Resolution: 5 second to 10 second
  • Sea Ice > Ice Extent
  • Sea Ice > Ice Roughness
  • Snow/Ice > Snow Cover
Platform(s) AIRCRAFT
Sensor(s): CAMERAS, GPS
Data Format(s):
  • JPEG
  • ASCII Text
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): William Krabill

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.

Krabill, W. B. 2010. AMSRIce06 Aerial Photographs, 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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