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Morphometric Characteristics of Ice and Snow in the Arctic Basin: Aircraft Landing Observations from the Former Soviet Union, 1928-1989, Version 1 (G02140)
Data set:
G02140
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Overview

This data set contains sea ice and snow measurements collected during aircraft landings associated with the Soviet Union's historical Sever airborne and North Pole drifting station programs. The data set contains measurements of 23 parameters, including ice thickness and snow depth on the runway and surrounding area; ridge, hummock, and sastrugi dimensions and areal coverage; and snow density.
Data Contributor(s):
  • Ilya
    Romanov
Parameter(s):
FREEBOARD HUMMOCKS ICE DEFORMATION ICE DEPTH/THICKNESS LENGTH SASTRUGI SNOW DENSITY SNOW DEPTH SNOW DUNES WIDTH
Platform(s):
GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
Sensor(s):
SNOW MEASURING ROD
Data Format(s):
ASCII
Temporal Coverage:
1 June 1928 to 31 May 1989
Temporal Resolution:
Varies
Spatial Resolution:
100 km
Spatial Coverage:
N:
90
S:
64
E:
180
W:
-180

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