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MEaSUREs Northern Hemisphere State of Cryosphere Weekly 100km EASE-Grid 2.0, Version 1 (NSIDC-0535)
Data set:
NSIDC-0535
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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 snow cover maps derived from two different sources.
Data Contributor(s):
  • David
    Robinson
  • Mark
    Anderson
  • Thomas
    Estilow
  • Thomas
    Mote
Parameter(s):
ICE EXTENT SNOW COVER SNOW MELT
Platform(s):
DMSP 5D-2/F11, DMSP 5D-2/F13, DMSP 5D-2/F8, DMSP 5D-3/F17, Nimbus-7
Sensor(s):
SMMR, SSM/I, SSMIS
Data Format(s):
NetCDF
Temporal Coverage:
2 January 1979 to 31 December 2012
Temporal Resolution:
7 day
Spatial Resolution:
100 km
100 km
Spatial Coverage:
N:
90
S:
0
E:
180
W:
-180

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