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AMSRIce03 Snow Pit Data, Version 1

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This data set contains snow pit data collected over sea ice in the Barrow, Alaska, USA area and nearby at the Navy Ice Camp in the main pack ice of the Arctic Ocean.

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  • Snow/Ice > Depth Hoar
  • Snow/Ice > Ice Depth/Thickness
  • Snow/Ice > Snow Density
  • Snow/Ice > Snow Stratigraphy
  • Snow/Ice > Snow Water Equivalent
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Spatial Coverage:
N: 72.95, 
N: 71.28, 
S: 72.9, 
S: 71.18, 
E: -147.5, 
E: -156.15, 
W: -147.65
W: -156.4
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):BALANCE, CORING DEVICES, SNOW DENSITY CUTTER
Temporal Coverage:
  • 3 March 2003 to 23 March 2003
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Matthew Sturm, Julienne Stroeve

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Sturm, M. and J. Stroeve. 2009. AMSRIce03 Snow Pit Data, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: [Date Accessed].

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