Data Set ID:

AMSRIce03 Snow Depth Data, Version 1

Notice to Data Users: The documentation for this data set was provided solely by the Principal Investigator(s) and was not further developed, thoroughly reviewed, or edited by NSIDC. Thus, support for this data set may be limited.

This data set contains snow depth measurements collected over sea ice in the Barrow, Alaska area and at the Navy Ice Camp in the main pack ice of the Arctic Ocean as part of the joint in situ and aircraft AMSRIce03 campaign.

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Geographic Coverage

Data Set Tabs

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 72.95, S: 72.9, E: -147.5, W: -147.65

  • N: 71.28, S: 71.18, E: -156.15, W: -156.4

Spatial Resolution:
Not Specified
Temporal Coverage
  • 2003-03-04 to 2003-03-19
Temporal Resolution:
Not specified
  • Snow/Ice > Snow Depth
Sensor(s): PROBES
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text (.txt)
Data Contributor(s): Matthew Sturm, Julienne Stroeve

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.

Sturm, M. and J. Stroeve. 2009. AMSRIce03 Snow Depth Data, Version 1. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. [Date Accessed].

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