NSIDC-0051_1

Sea Ice Concentrations from Nimbus-7 SMMR and DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS Passive Microwave Data, Version 1

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  • Abstract
    This data set is generated from brightness temperature data and is designed to provide a consistent time series of sea ice concentrations spanning the coverage of several passive microwave instruments.The data are provided in the polar stereographic projection at a grid cell size of 25 x 25 km.
  • Purpose
    Scientific Research

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    Processing Level

    Level 3

    Quality
    Collection Progress

    Planned

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

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Platforms
  • Earth Observation Satellites
    DMSP 5D-2/F11
    Instruments
    • SSM/I
  • Earth Observation Satellites
    DMSP 5D-2/F13
    Instruments
    • SSM/I
  • Earth Observation Satellites
    DMSP 5D-2/F8
    Instruments
    • SSM/I
  • Earth Observation Satellites
    DMSP 5D-3/F17
    Instruments
    • SSMIS
  • Earth Observation Satellites
    NIMBUS-7
    Instruments
    • SMMR

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

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  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
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    Claire Parkinson

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    Claire Parkinson

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    NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
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    Greenbelt, MD 20771

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    Per Gloersen

    Laboratory for Hydrospheric Processes
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    Greenbelt, MD 20771

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    • Email
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    H. Zwally

    Laboratory for Hydrospheric Processes
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    University of Colorado
    Boulder, CO 80309-0449

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    Matthew Savoie

    National Snow and Ice Data Center

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

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    Mary Brodzik

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

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    • Sea Ice Concentrations from Nimbus-7 SMMR and DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS Passive Microwave Data, Version 1
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      Published by: NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center