Data Set ID: 
G10029

Daily Great Lakes Ice Concentration, 1973 Onward, Version 1

This data set consists of daily gridded lake ice concentration for the Laurentian Great Lakes from the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL). The data are provided as gridded ASCII text files along with corresponding browse image files in .jpg format.

This is the most recent version of these data.

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Initial release

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Parameter(s):
  • SNOW/ICE > LAKE ICE
Data Format(s):
  • JPEG
  • ASCII
Spatial Coverage:
N: 50.6, 
S: 38.86, 
E: -75.86, 
W: -92.42
Platform(s):Aqua, GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS, RADARSAT-2, SENTINEL-1A, Terra
Spatial Resolution:
  • 1.8 m x 1.8 m
Sensor(s):C-SAR, MODIS, SAR, TEMPERATURE PROBES, WIND VANES
Temporal Coverage:
  • 20 December 1972 to 29 April 2021
Version(s):V1
Temporal Resolution1 dayMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory.

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Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory. 2020. Daily Great Lakes Ice Concentration, 1973 Onward, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. doi: https://doi.org/10.7265/krkb-f591. [Date Accessed].

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