Data Set ID: 

AMSRIce03 MODIS Imagery, Version 1

This data set contains Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) imagery of the Alaska, USA area, complementing the joint in situ and aircraft Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer Sea Ice Product Validation (AMSRIce03) campaign.

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary: 

Initial release

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Data Format(s):
  • Binary
Spatial Coverage:
N: 82.04, 
N: 86.6, 
N: 77.58, 
N: 79.31, 
N: 80.68, 
N: 84.27, 
S: 56.78, 
S: 44.52, 
S: 42.95, 
S: 42.54, 
S: 42.04, 
S: 40.94, 
E: -106.22, 
E: -103.35, 
E: -142.41, 
E: -159.65, 
E: -148.96, 
E: -105.82, 
W: -169.64
W: -168.62
W: -172.42
W: -175.63
W: -174.78
W: -160.94
Spatial Resolution:
  • 500 m x 500 m
Temporal Coverage:
  • 13 March 2003 to 22 March 2003
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Donald Cavalieri, Alvaro Ivanoff, Dorothy Hall, Thorsten Markus

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.

Cavalieri, D. J., A. Ivanoff, D. K. Hall, and T. Markus. 2009. AMSRIce03 MODIS Imagery, 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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