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March through August Ice Edge Positions in the Nordic Seas, 1750-2002, Version 1

This product contains ice edge coordinates for the Nordic Seas from 1750 through 2002 for months March through August. Ice edge in this product is defined as the outer boundary of ice having at least 30 percent ice concentration. Data are derived from publicly available sea ice products and use observational data from ship logbooks, diaries, and other sources in addition to more recent satellite data products from the Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer (SMMR) and the Special Sensor Microwave Imager (SSM/I).

This is the most recent version of these data.

  • Sea Ice > Ice Edges > ICE EDGES
Data Format(s):
  • JPEG
  • Shapefile
Spatial Coverage:
N: 86, 
S: 57.7, 
E: 64.2, 
W: -36.2
Platform(s):DMSP, NIMBUS-7, Nimbus-7, SHIPS
Spatial Resolution:
  • Varies
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 March 1750 to 31 August 2002
Temporal ResolutionVariesMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Dmitry Divine, Chad Dick

Geographic Coverage

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Divine, D. V. and C. Dick. 2007. March through August Ice Edge Positions in the Nordic Seas, 1750-2002, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. doi: [Date Accessed].

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