Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0534

MEaSUREs Northern Hemisphere State of Cryosphere Daily 25km EASE-Grid 2.0, Version 1

This data set, part of the NASA Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments (MEaSUREs) program, reports the location of Northern Hemisphere snow cover and sea ice extent, the status of melt onset across Greenland and Arctic sea ice, and the level of agreement between three different snow cover data sources.

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary:

Initial release

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Data: Data integrity and usability verified

Documentation: Key metadata and user guide available

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Parameter(s):
  • SEA ICE > ICE EXTENT
  • SNOW/ICE > SNOW COVER
  • SEA ICE > SNOW MELT
Data Format(s):
  • NetCDF
Spatial Coverage:
N: 90, 
S: 0, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
Platform(s):DMSP 5D-2/F13, DMSP 5D-3/F17, Terra
Spatial Resolution:
  • 25 km x 25 km
Sensor(s):MODIS, SSM/I, SSMIS
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 1999 to 31 December 2012
Version(s):V1
Temporal Resolution1 dayMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):David Robinson, Mark Anderson, Thomas Estilow, Dorothy Hall, Thomas Mote

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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., M. R. Anderson, T. W. Estilow, D. K. Hall, and T. L. Mote. 2015. MEaSUREs Northern Hemisphere State of Cryosphere Daily 25km EASE-Grid 2.0, 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/MEASURES/CRYOSPHERE/nsidc-0534.001. [Date Accessed].

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