Arctic and Southern Ocean Sea Ice Concentrations, Version 1 (G00799)
Data set:
G00799
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Overview

This data set provides monthly sea ice concentration for the Arctic from 1901 to 1995 and for the Southern Oceans from 1973 to 1990 on a standard 1-degree grid (cylindrical projection) to provide a relatively uniform set of sea ice extent for all longitudes. The data are in ASCII format and are available via FTP.
Data Contributor(s):
  • John
    Walsh
  • William
    Chapman
Parameter(s):
ICE EXTENT SEA ICE CONCENTRATION
Platform(s):
DMSP 5D-2/F11, DMSP 5D-2/F8, GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS, Nimbus-7
Sensor(s):
SMMR, SSM/I, VISUAL OBSERVATIONS
Data Format(s):
ASCII
Temporal Coverage:
1 January 1953 to 31 August 1995
Temporal Resolution:
1 month
Spatial Resolution:
1 degree
1 degree
Spatial Coverage:
N:
-50
S:
-90
E:
180
W:
-180
N:
90
S:
40
E:
180
W:
-180

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