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SHEBA Reconnaissance Imagery, Version 1

This data set consists of optical band reconnaissance imagery of the Surface Heat Balance of the Arctic (SHEBA) site acquired between August 1997 and September 1998. The images cover a variable area on the order of 15 km by 40 km, at a resolution of about 1 m. Some, but not all of the images contain the SHEBA experiment platform (the Canadian icebreaker Des Groseillers). The National Imagery and Mapping Agency approved the release of the imagery at the request of the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Geographic Coverage

Data Set Tabs

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 90, S: 74, E: 180, W: -180

Spatial Resolution:
Not Specified
Temporal Coverage
  • 1997-08-25 to 1998-10-03
Temporal Resolution:
Not specified
  • Visible Wavelengths > Visible Imagery > Optical Band Imagery
Sensor(s): Not specified
Data Format(s):
  • TIFF
Data Contributor(s): Florence Fetterer, Norbert Untersteiner

Data Citation

As a condition of using this data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Fetterer, F. and N. Untersteiner. 2000. SHEBA Reconnaissance Imagery, Version 1. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. [Date Accessed].

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City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA