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MEaSUREs Northern Hemisphere State of Cryosphere Daily 25km EASE-Grid 2.0, Version 1 (NSIDC-0534)
Data set:
NSIDC-0534
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Version Summary
Initial release

Overview

This data set, part of the NASA Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments (MEaSUREs) program, reports the location of Northern Hemisphere snow cover and sea ice extent, the status of melt onset across Greenland and Arctic sea ice, and the level of agreement between three different snow cover data sources.
Data Contributor(s):
  • David
    Robinson
  • Mark
    Anderson
  • Thomas
    Estilow
  • Dorothy
    Hall
  • Thomas
    Mote
Parameter(s):
ICE EXTENT SNOW COVER SNOW MELT
Platform(s):
DMSP 5D-2/F13, DMSP 5D-3/F17, Terra
Sensor(s):
MODIS, SSM/I, SSMIS
Data Format(s):
NetCDF
Temporal Coverage:
1 January 1999 to 31 December 2012
Temporal Resolution:
1 day
Spatial Resolution:
25 km
25 km
Spatial Coverage:
N:
90
S:
0
E:
180
W:
-180

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