Data Set ID:

Quicklook Arctic Weekly EASE-Grid Sea Ice Age, Version 1

This data set is the quicklook version of the EASE-Grid Sea Ice Age product ( It is derived from the Quicklook Arctic Weekly EASE-Grid Sea Ice Motion Vectors data set (

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary:

Initial Release

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Data: Data integrity and usability verified

Documentation: Key metadata and user guide available

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Data Format(s):
  • NetCDF
  • PNG
Spatial Coverage:
N: 90, 
S: 29.7, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
Platform(s):BUOYS, DMSP 5D-3/F18
Spatial Resolution:
  • 12.5 km x 12.5 km
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 2022
Temporal Resolution7 dayMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Mark Tschudi, Walter Meier, J Stewart

Geographic Coverage

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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., W. N. Meier, and J. S. Stewart. 2019. Quicklook Arctic Weekly EASE-Grid Sea Ice Age, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: [Date Accessed].

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