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MEaSUREs Northern Hemisphere State of Cryosphere Daily 25km EASE-Grid 2.0, Version 1
Data set id:
NSIDC-0534
DOI: 10.5067/MEASURES/CRYOSPHERE/nsidc-0534.001
This is the most recent version of these data.
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.
Parameter(s):
ICE EXTENTSNOW COVERSNOW 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 Reference System(s):
WGS 84 / NSIDC EASE-Grid 2.0 North
EPSG:6931
Spatial Coverage:
N:
90
S:
0
E:
180
W:
-180
Blue outlined yellow areas on the map below indicate the spatial coverage for this data set.

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