Lagrangian Snow Distributions for Sea-Ice Applications, Version 1 (NSIDC-0758)
Data set:
NSIDC-0758
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Version Summary
Initial release.

Overview

This data set provides daily estimates of snow depth and snow density for snow-on-sea-ice in the Arctic Ocean over a 41-year period using a Lagrangian snow-evolution model forced with NASA’s Modern Era Retrospective-Analysis for Research Applications Version 2 (MERRA-2) and the European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) Reanalysis, generation 5 (ERA5).
Parameter(s):
SNOW DENSITY SNOW DEPTH
Platform(s):
MODELS
Sensor(s):
NOT APPLICABLE
Data Format(s):
NetCDF
Temporal Coverage:
1 August 1980 to 31 July 2021
Temporal Resolution:
1 day
Spatial Resolution:
25 km
25 km
Spatial Coverage:
N:
90
S:
0
E:
180
W:
-180

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