Hadley Centre Sea Ice and Sea Surface Temperature, Version 2 (HadISST2), Version 1
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Spanning 1871-present at monthly timesteps, HadISST provides the longest gridded sea ice data available for both the Arctic and Antarctic. It is intended as a consistent analyses for input into SST analyses or as boundary conditions for models. HadISST combines data from historical ice charts from shipping, expeditions and other activities, passive microwave satellite retrievals, and NCEP operational ice analyses.
1 January 1870 to 30 September 2012
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