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Gridded Observational Sea Ice Thickness Products, Version 1

Fields of long-term mean spring ice thickness derived from ERS-1 (1993-2001) and CryoSat (2011 to 2013) radar altimeters, ICESat laser altimeter (2004 to 2009), Operation IceBridge airborne altimeter and snow radar (2009 to 2014), and submarine upward looking sonar (1986-) are provided on 100 km EASE grids. All satellite-derived ice thickness fields were regridded as needed from their original gridded format to 100-km EASE grids using a drop-in-the-bucket averaging. IceBridge and submarine thickness estimates within 70 km of a 100 km EASE grid box center were averaged to give a grid cell mean thickness.

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Parameter(s):Not specifiedData Format(s):
  • NetCDF
Spatial Coverage:
N: 0, 
S: 0, 
E: 0, 
W: 0
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):MULTIPLE
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 1993 to 31 December 2014
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Stroeve, J. and W. N. Meier.
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Stroeve, J. and W. N. Meier. 2016. Gridded Observational Sea Ice Thickness Products, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. doi: [Date Accessed].
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