Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0459

AMSRIce06 Aerial Photographs, Version 1

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This data set contains photographs of sea ice in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas of the Arctic Ocean, and of snow cover off the northern coast of Alaska, USA. Photographs were taken from a P3 aircraft using two Kodak digital DC4800 cameras.

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Parameter(s):
  • Sea Ice > Ice Extent
  • Sea Ice > Ice Roughness
  • Snow/Ice > Snow Cover
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
  • JPEG
Spatial Coverage:
N: 76.87383, 
S: 64.81921, 
E: -147.86187, 
W: -168.30655
Platform(s):AIRCRAFT
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):CAMERAS, GPS
Temporal Coverage:
  • 18 March 2006
  • 20 March 2006
  • 21 March 2006
  • 22 March 2006
  • 24 March 2006
  • 25 March 2006
Version(s):V1
Temporal Resolution00:00:05 to 00:00:10Metadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):William Krabill

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Krabill, W. B. 2010. AMSRIce06 Aerial Photographs, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: https://doi.org/10.5067/TTXRBCD9VD3W. [Date Accessed].

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