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MASAM2: Daily 4 km Arctic Sea Ice Concentration, Version 1

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  • Abstract
    The MASIE-AMSR2 (MASAM2) daily 4 km sea ice concentration is a prototype concentration product that is a blend of two other daily sea ice data products: ice coverage from the Multisensor Analyzed Sea Ice Extent (MASIE) product at a 4 km grid cell size and ice concentration from the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer 2 (AMSR2) at a 10 km grid cell size. MASAM2 was developed to meet a need for greater accuracy and higher resolution in ice concentration fields that are used to initialize an operational sea ice forecast model. By applying some simple rules to blend the two sources, a 4 km concentration product is produced that can be used in the model. This prototype covers July 2012 to present.
  • Purpose
    Scientific Research
  • DOI

    10.7265/N5ZS2TFT

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    Science Keywords
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Sea Ice
    • Sea Ice Concentration
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  • CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE

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  • Earth Observation Satellites
    GCOM-W1
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    • AMSR2

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    Coverage Type Zone Identifier Geometry Granule Representation
    HORIZONTAL CARTESIAN GEODETIC
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    • Ocean
    • Arctic Ocean

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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
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    NSIDC Services

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

    • 1 303 492 6199
    • 1 303 492 2468
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  • Florence Fetterer
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    Florence Fetterer

    Boulder, CO

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  • Walter Meier
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    Walter Meier

    Boudler, CO 80309

  • Florence Fetterer
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    Florence Fetterer

    Boulder, CO

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    Longmont, CO

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  • Walter Meier
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    Walter Meier

    Boudler, CO 80309

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    • MASAM2: Daily 4 km Arctic Sea Ice Concentration, Version 1
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      Published by: National Snow and Ice Data Center

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