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Great Lakes Ice Charts, Version 1

Version 1 eng; usa
  • Abstract
    These charts show ice extent and concentration three times weekly during the ice season, for all lakes except Ontario, from the 1973/74 ice season through the 2001/2002 ice season. Most charts are annotated to indicate data sources. The Straits of Mackinac, Green Bay, and Sault Ste. Marie are enlarged as insets; and in some cases, provided as separate charts. From 1973/74 through 1986/87, charts were prepared by the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Beginning with the 1987/88 season, the National Ice Center (formerly known as the Navy/NOAA Joint Ice Center) in Suitland, Maryland prepared the charts. Charts are available as GIF files.
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    Scientific Research

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    Science Keywords
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • Ice Extent
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Terrestrial Hydrosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • Ice Extent
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • Lake Ice
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Terrestrial Hydrosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • Lake Ice
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • River Ice
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Terrestrial Hydrosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • River Ice
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  • CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
  • INLAND WATERS

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  • In Situ Land-based Platforms
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    • VISUAL OBSERVATIONS

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    Coverage Type Zone Identifier Geometry Granule Representation
    HORIZONTAL CARTESIAN GEODETIC
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    • Continent
    • North America
    • United States Of America
    • Great Lakes
    • Great Lakes
    • Continent
    • North America
    • United States Of America
    • Geographic Region
    • Mid-latitude
    • Continent
    • North America

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  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
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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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    National Snow and Ice Data Center

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

    • 1 303 492 6199
    • 1 303 492 2468
    • Email
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    National Snow and Ice Data Center

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

    • 1 303 492 6199
    • 1 303 492 2468
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    • Great Lakes Ice Charts, Version 1
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      Published by: National Snow and Ice Data Center