G01358_1

Arctic Ocean Drift Tracks from Ships, Buoys, and Manned Research Stations, 1872-1973, Version 1

Version 1 eng; usa
  • Abstract
    Thirty-four drift tracks in the Arctic Ocean pack ice are collected in a unified tabular data format, one file per track. Data are from drifting ships, manned research stations on ice floes (ice islands) and data buoys. Track names are FRAM (ship, 1893 to 1896), NP-01 through NP-20 (Soviet North Pole stations on ice floes, 1937, 1950, 1954 to 1970), IGY-A and IGY-B (International Geophysical Year ice camps, 1957 to 59), T-3 (Fletcher's Ice Island, 1959 to 1970), ARLIS-II (Arctic Research Laboratory Ice Station II ice camp, 1961 to 1965), BTAE (British Transarctic Expedition, 1968 to 1969), seven buoys deployed during the AIDJEX (Arctic Ice Dynamics Joint Experiment) pilot study (1972), TEGG (Austrian ship Tegetthoff, 1872 to 1873) and St. Anna (Russian ship, 1912 to 1914).
  • Purpose
    Scientific Research
  • DOI

    10.7265/N5D798B1

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    Complete

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    Science Keywords
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Oceans
    • Sea Ice
    • Sea Ice Motion
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Sea Ice
    • Sea Ice Motion
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  • CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
  • OCEANS

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    Coverage Type Zone Identifier Geometry Granule Representation
    HORIZONTAL CARTESIAN GEODETIC
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    • Ocean
    • Arctic Ocean
    • 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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    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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    CIRES, 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
    Boulder, CO 80309-0449

    • 1 303 492 6199
    • 1 303 492 2468
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  • Roger Colony
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    Roger Colony

    ACSYS Program Office
    PO BOX 5072 Majorstua
    Middelthunsgt. 29

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  • Roger Colony
    Technical Contact
    Roger Colony

    ACSYS Program Office
    PO BOX 5072 Majorstua
    Middelthunsgt. 29

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    • Arctic Ocean Drift Tracks from Ships, Buoys, and Manned Research Stations, 1872-1973, Version 1
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      Published by: National Snow and Ice Data Center

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