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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

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

IICWG. 2004. SIGRID-3: A Vector Archive Format for Sea Ice Charts. JCOMM Technical Report Series No. 23, WMO/TD-No. 1214.

ESRI Shapefile Technical Description (PDF file)

Sample SIGRID-3 Charts