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Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0611

EASE-Grid Sea Ice Age, Version 3

This data set provides weekly estimates of sea ice age for the Arctic Ocean from remotely sensed sea ice motion and sea ice extent.

Version Summary:

The input ice motion data used for this data set is now derived from NSIDC-0116 Version 3 data.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 90, S: 48.4, E: 180, W: -180

Spatial Resolution:
  • 12.5 km x 12.5 km
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 November 1978 to 31 May 2015
Temporal Resolution: 7 day
Parameter(s):
  • Sea Ice > Sea Ice Age
Platform(s) AQUA, BUOYS, DMSP 5D-2/F11, DMSP 5D-2/F13, DMSP 5D-2/F8, DMSP 5D-3/F17, MODELS, NIMBUS-7, NOAA-10, NOAA-11, NOAA-14, NOAA-16, NOAA-7, NOAA-9
Sensor(s): AMSR-E, AVHRR, DRIFTING BUOYS, SMMR, SSM/I, SSMIS
Data Format(s):
  • Binary
  • PNG
Version: V3
Data Contributor(s): Mark Tschudi, Chuck Fowler, Jim Maslanik, J Stewart, Walt Meier

Data Citation

As a condition of using these data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Tschudi, M., C. Fowler, J. Maslanik, J. S. Stewart, and W. Meier. 2016. EASE-Grid Sea Ice Age, Version 3. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/PFSVFZA9Y85G. [Date Accessed].
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