Data Set ID: 

International Ice Patrol Annual Count of Icebergs South of 48 Degrees North, 1900 to Present, Version 1

These data are a compilation by the International Ice Patrol (IIP) of the number of icebergs that drift south across the 48° N line of latitude within the western Atlantic Ocean. The number of icebergs is tracked monthly and annually starting from 1900 through present day.

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary: 

Initial release.

STANDARD Level of Service

Data: Data integrity and usability verified

Documentation: Key metadata and user guide available

User Support: Assistance with data access and usage; guidance on use of data in tools

See All Level of Service Details

Data Format(s):
  • Comma-Separated Values (.csv)
Spatial Coverage:
N: 48, 
S: 27, 
E: -36, 
W: -60
Spatial Resolution:
  • Varies x Varies
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 October 1899
Temporal ResolutionVariesMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):International Ice Patrol.

Geographic Coverage

Would you like to receive updates and notifications regarding this data set? Subscribe below and stay informed. PLEASE NOTE: You only need to fill this form out once.

FTP data can be downloaded through a Web browser (Firefox or Edge are recommended) or command line via FTP. For help downloading data through an FTP client, go to the How to access data using an FTP client support page.

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.

International Ice Patrol. 2020. International Ice Patrol Annual Count of Icebergs South of 48 Degrees North, 1900 to Present, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. doi: [Date Accessed].

It appears your Web browser is not configured to display PDF files. Download adobe Acrobat or click here to download the PDF file.

No technical references available for this data set.
No FAQs or How Tos available for this data set.

Access complete Knowledge Base

Questions? Please contact:
NSIDC User Services
Phone: 1 303 492-6199