Great Lakes Surface Ice Reports from U.S. Coast Guard, 1961 - 2004, Version 1 (G00805)
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G00805
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Overview

Data consist of ice observations from U.S. Coast Guard vessels operating on the Great Lakes and from Coast Guard shore stations reported via teletype messages and ice logging forms. Observations include ice thickness and concentration, weather conditions, and ice breaking activity. Data from 1961/1962 through 1966/1967 have been processed to a standard format and sorted by year and stations, and are available via FTP as ASCII files, one for each of the five lakes.
Parameter(s):
ICE DEPTH/THICKNESS LAKE ICE MAXIMUM/MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
Platform(s):
GROUND STATIONS, SHIPS
Sensor(s):
VISUAL OBSERVATIONS
Data Format(s):
ASCII
Temporal Coverage:
10 November 1961 to 31 December 2004
Temporal Resolution:
Varies
Spatial Resolution:
Not Specified
Spatial Coverage:
N:
49
S:
41
E:
-76
W:
-93

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