G02176_1

Sea Ice Charts of the Russian Arctic in Gridded Format, 1933-2006, Version 1

Version 1 eng; usa
  • Abstract
    The Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (AARI) in St. Petersburg, Russia, produces sea ice charts for safety of navigation in the polar regions and for other operational and scientific purposes. Arctic charts from 1933 through 2006 are collected in this data set. Chart frequency and spatial coverage varies, but charts were compiled every 10 days during the navigation season, and monthly for the rest of the year, over most of the series. There is a gap with no charts from 1993 through 1996. Chart coverage focuses on the Northern Sea Route, although later charts extend into the central Arctic. The charts were compiled from a variety of data sources, with heavy reliance on regular reconnaissance flights for most of the series until 1992.
  • Purpose
    Scientific Research

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    Quality
    Collection Progress

    Complete

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    Science Keywords
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Oceans
    • Sea Ice
    • Ice Types
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Sea Ice
    • Ice Types
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Oceans
    • Sea Ice
    • Sea Ice Concentration
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Sea Ice
    • Sea Ice Concentration
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ISO Topic Categories
  • CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
  • OCEANS

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Platforms
  • Aircraft
    AIRCRAFT
    Instruments
    • INFRARED RADIOMETERS
    • RADIOMETERS
    • SAR
    • VISUAL OBSERVATIONS
  • In Situ Land-based Platforms
    GROUND STATIONS
    Instruments
    • RADIOMETERS
    • VISUAL OBSERVATIONS

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    Coverage Type Zone Identifier Geometry Granule Representation
    HORIZONTAL CARTESIAN GEODETIC
Location Keywords
    • Continent
    • Europe
    • Eastern Europe
    • Russia
    • Geographic Region
    • Arctic
    • Geographic Region
    • Northern Hemisphere

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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

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  • V.
    Technical Contact
    V. Smolyanitsky

    St. Petersburg,

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    V. Borodachev

    St. Petersburg,

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    F. Fetterer

    449 UCB
    Boulder, CO 80309

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    A. Mahoney

    Boulder, CO

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    R. Barry

    449 UCB
    Boulder, CO 80309-0449

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  • V.
    Technical Contact
    V. Smolyanitsky

    St. Petersburg,

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    Technical Contact
    V. Borodachev

    St. Petersburg,

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    A. Mahoney

    Boulder, CO

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    R. Barry

    449 UCB
    Boulder, CO 80309-0449

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  • Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute
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    Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute

    AARI 199397 Beringa St. 38
    St. Petersburg,

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    National Snow and Ice Data Center

    Boulder, Colorado

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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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    Data Center Contact
    Florence Fetterer

    National Snow and Ice Data Center

    Boulder, CO

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    Data Center Contact
    NSIDC Services

    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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    Data Center Contact
    Florence Fetterer

    National Snow and Ice Data Center

    Boulder, CO

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    • Sea Ice Charts of the Russian Arctic in Gridded Format, 1933-2006, Version 1
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      Published by: National Snow and Ice Data Center