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Arctic Sea Ice Freeboard and Thickness, Version 1 (NSIDC-0393)
Data set:
NSIDC-0393
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Overview

This data set provides measurements of sea ice freeboard and sea ice thickness for the Arctic region. The data were derived from measurements made by from the Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite (ICESat) Geoscience Laser Altimeter System (GLAS) instrument, the Special Sensor Microwave/Imager (SSM/I), and climatologies of snow and drift of ice.
Data Contributor(s):
  • Donghui
    Yi
  • H.
    Zwally
Parameter(s):
ICE DEPTH/THICKNESS SEA ICE
Platform(s):
DMSP, ICESAT
Sensor(s):
GLAS, SSM/I
Data Format(s):
PNG, Binary, GeoTIFF, ASCII
Temporal Coverage:
2 October 2007 to 5 November 2007 , 12 March 2007 to 14 April 2007 , 25 October 2006 to 27 November 2006 , 24 May 2006 to 26 June 2006 , 22 February 2006 to 27 March 2006 , 21 October 2005 to 24 November 2005 , 4 October 2008 to 19 October 2008 , 20 February 2003 to 29 March 2003 , 25 September 2003 to 19 November 2003 , 17 February 2004 to 21 March 2004 , 18 May 2004 to 21 June 2004 , 3 October 2004 to 8 November 2004 , 17 February 2005 to 24 March 2005 , 20 May 2005 to 23 June 2005 , 17 February 2008 to 21 March 2008
Temporal Resolution:
1 day
Spatial Resolution:
70 m
70 m
Spatial Coverage:
N:
86
S:
65
E:
180
W:
-180

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