G01169_1

Sea Ice Melt Pond Data from the Canadian Arctic, Version 1

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  • Abstract
    This data set contains observations of albedo, depth, and physical characteristics of melt ponds on sea ice, taken during the summer of 1994. The melt ponds studied were located just south of Cornwallis Island in the Barrow Strait, Nunavat, Canada. The reflectance spectra were acquired with a portable spectrometer. Cloud conditions and ice type were recorded as well.
  • Purpose
    Scientific Research
  • DOI

    10.7265/N55Q4T1C

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    Complete

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    Science Keywords
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Terrestrial Hydrosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • Albedo
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • Albedo
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Sea Ice
    • Ice Depth/Thickness
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Sea Ice
    • Melt Pond Depth
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ISO Topic Categories
  • CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
  • OCEANS

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Platforms
  • In Situ Land-based Platforms
    GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
    Instruments
    • SPECTROMETERS

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    Coverage Type Zone Identifier Geometry Granule Representation
    HORIZONTAL CARTESIAN GEODETIC
Location Keywords
    • Geographic Region
    • Arctic
    • Geographic Region
    • Polar

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    National Snow and Ice Data Center
    CIRES, 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
    Boulder, CO 80309-0449

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    CIRES, 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
    Boulder, CO 80309-0449

    • 1 303 492 6199
    • 1 303 492 2468
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    CIRES, 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
    Boulder, CO 80309-0449

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    Research and Data Analysis
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  • Mike Morassutti
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    Mike Morassutti

    Climet Systems Services
    Research and Data Analysis
    16 Sims Crescent, Unit 17

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    • Sea Ice Melt Pond Data from the Canadian Arctic, Version 1
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      Published by: National Snow and Ice Data Center