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Data Set ID: 

IceBridge-Related DMS-Derived L4 Sea Ice Surface Cover Classification Images, Version 1

This data set contains reprocessed images depicting labels that indicate the sea ice surface category, created by processing IceBridge DMS L0 Raw Imagery with the Open Source Sea-ice Processing Algorithm. An orthorectified version of this data set is available as IceBridge-Related DMS-Derived L4 Sea Ice Surface Cover Classification Orthorectified Images.

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary: 

Initial release

BASIC Level of Service

Data: Data integrity verified

Documentation: Key metadata and links to supporting documentation available

User Support: Assistance with data access and basic data usage

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Data Format(s):
  • TIFF
Spatial Coverage:
N: 90, 
S: 60, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
Platform(s):B-200, C-130, DC-8, HU-25A, HU-25C, P-3B, WP-3D ORION
Spatial Resolution:
  • Varies x Varies
Temporal Coverage:
  • 23 March 2010 to 16 April 2018
Temporal ResolutionVariesMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Chris Polashenski, Nicholas Wright, Scott McMichael

Geographic Coverage

Other Access Options

Other Access Options


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.

Polashenski, C., N. Wright, and S. McMichael. 2020. IceBridge-Related DMS-Derived L4 Sea Ice Surface Cover Classification Images, 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/FIJDWQVIDKU4. [Date Accessed].
A user guide is not available for this data set.
No technical references available for this data set.

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