Data Set ID: 
G10035

Rutgers Northern Hemisphere 24 km Weekly Snow Cover Extent, September 1980 Onward, Version 1

This data set provides weekly snow cover extent for the Northern Hemisphere in NetCDF format from September 1980 through most recent processing at a 24 km resolution.

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary: 

Initial release

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Parameter(s):
  • SNOW/ICE > SNOW COVER
Data Format(s):
  • netCDF-4
Spatial Coverage:
N: 90, 
S: 0, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
Platform(s):GCOM-W1, GOES, NOAA POES
Spatial Resolution:
  • 24 x 24
Sensor(s):AMSR2, AVHRR, VAS, VIIRS
Temporal Coverage:
  • 26 August 1980 to 6 September 2021
Version(s):V1
Temporal Resolution7 dayMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Robinson, D. A. and T. W. Estilow.

Geographic Coverage

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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.

Robinson, D. A. and T. W. Estilow. 2021. Rutgers Northern Hemisphere 24 km Weekly Snow Cover Extent, September 1980 Onward, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. doi: https://doi.org/10.7265/zzbm-2w05. [Date Accessed].

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