Data Set ID:
NmIcEdg2

Nimbus Ice Edge Points from Nimbus Visible Imagery L2, CSV, Version 1

This data set (NmIcEdg2) estimates the location of the North and South Pole sea ice edges at various times during the mid to late 1960s, based on recovered Nimbus 1 (1964), Nimbus 2 (1966), and Nimbus 3 (1969) visible imagery.

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Parameter(s):
  • SEA ICE > ICE EDGES
Data Format(s):
  • Comma-Separated Values (.csv)
Spatial Coverage:
N: -50, 
N: 90, 
S: -90, 
S: 50, 
E: 180, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
W: -180
Platform(s):Nimbus-1, Nimbus-2, Nimbus-3
Spatial Resolution:
  • 5 km x 5 km
Sensor(s):AVCS Nimbus-1, AVCS Nimbus-2, CAMERAS, IDCS Nimbus-3
Temporal Coverage:
  • 24 April 1969 to 21 January 1970
  • 15 May 1966 to 2 September 1966
  • 28 August 1964 to 22 September 1964
Version(s):V1
Temporal Resolution7 days to 8 daysMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):David Gallaher, G. Garrett Campbell

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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.

Gallaher, D. and G. Campbell. 2014. Nimbus Ice Edge Points from Nimbus Visible Imagery L2, CSV, 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/NIMBUS/NmIcEdg2. [Date Accessed].

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