International Ice Patrol (IIP) Iceberg Sightings Database, Version 1
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This is the most recent version of these data.
The International Ice Patrol (IIP) has been collecting information on iceberg activity in the North Atlantic since 1913. This database contains the data from these sightings from 1960 through most current processing. The IIP data files include latitude and longitude of sighted icebergs, coded iceberg size and shape class, and date and time of the sighting. The IIP area of responsibility is 40° N to 65° N and 39° W to 57° W. Note, the IIP area of responsibility prior to 2006 was 40° N to 52° N and 39° W to 57° W. Data are in space-delimited ASCII text files and are available via FTP.
AIRCRAFT, BUOYS, SHIPS
RADAR, SIDE-SCAN SONAR, SLAR, VISUAL OBSERVATIONS
1 January 1960 to 29 September 2021
Blue outlined yellow areas on the map below indicate the spatial coverage for this data set.