Data Set ID:

SHEBA Reconnaissance Imagery, Version 1

This data set consists of optical band reconnaissance imagery of the Surface Heat Balance of the Arctic (SHEBA) site acquired between August 1997 and October 1998. The images cover a variable area on the order of 15 km by 40 km, at a resolution of about 1 m. Some, but not all of the images contain the SHEBA experiment platform, the Canadian icebreaker Des Groseillers, as it traversed the Arctic Ocean.

This is the most recent version of these data.

  • Visible Wavelengths > Visible Imagery > Optical Band Imagery
  • Sea Ice > SEA ICE
Data Format(s):
  • TIFF
Spatial Coverage:
N: 80, 
S: 70, 
E: 130, 
W: -170
Platform(s):Not specified
Spatial Resolution:
  • 1 m x 1 m
Sensor(s):Not specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 25 August 1997 to 3 October 1998
Temporal ResolutionVariesMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Florence Fetterer, Norbert Untersteiner

Geographic Coverage

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Fetterer, F. and N. Untersteiner. 2000. SHEBA Reconnaissance Imagery, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. doi: [Date Accessed].

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