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SIGRID-3 Development

This page is a working area for the IICWG Ad Hoc Format Team. Material on this page is subject to change.

June 1, 2004 News

The Ad Hoc Format Working Group's efforts have lead to a new WMO JCOMM-sanctioned format. The descriptive document may be referenced as:

SIGRID-3: A Vector ARchive Format for Sea Ice Charts. JCOMM Technical Report Series No. 23, 2004, WMO/TD-No. 1214 (PDF, 181 KB).

See, or contact Florence Fetterer.

ESRI Shapefile Technical Description (PDF file)

Basic Information on Shapefiles

Information on Xeena (A Free XML Editor)

Sample SIGRID-3 Charts