Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0081

Near-Real-Time DMSP SSMIS Daily Polar Gridded Sea Ice Concentrations, Version 2

This data set provides a Near-Real-Time (NRT) map of sea ice concentrations for both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres.

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary:

Version update reflects the conversion of the data set from binary to netCDF.

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Documentation: Key metadata and comprehensive user guide available

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Parameter(s):
  • SEA ICE > SEA ICE CONCENTRATION
Data Format(s):
  • PNG
  • NetCDF
Spatial Coverage:
N: -39.23, 
N: 90, 
S: -90, 
S: 30.98, 
E: 180, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
W: -180
Platform(s):DMSP 5D-3/F16, DMSP 5D-3/F17, DMSP 5D-3/F18
Spatial Resolution:
  • 25 km x 25 km
Sensor(s):SSMIS
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 November 2021
Version(s):V2
Temporal Resolution1 dayMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Meier, W. N., J. S. Stewart, H. Wilcox, M. A. Hardman, and D. J. Scott.

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

Meier, W. N., J. S. Stewart, H. Wilcox, M. A. Hardman, and D. J. Scott. 2021. Near-Real-Time DMSP SSMIS Daily Polar Gridded Sea Ice Concentrations, Version 2. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: https://doi.org/10.5067/YTTHO2FJQ97K. [Date Accessed].

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