NSIDC-0318_1

Antarctic Mean Annual Temperature Map, Version 1

Version 1 eng; usa
  • Abstract
    The Mean Annual Temperature map was calculated by creating a contour map using compiled 10 meter firn temperature data from NSIDC and other mean annual temperature data from both cores and stations. The 10 meter data contains temperature measurements dating back to 1957 and the International Geophysical Year, including measurements from several major recent surveys. Data cover the entire continental ice sheet and several ice shelves, but coverage density is generally low. Data are stored in Microsoft Excel and Tagged Image File Format (TIFF), and are available sporadically from 1957 to 2003 via FTP.
  • Purpose
    Scientific Research

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    Complete

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    Science Keywords
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
    • Ice Sheets
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Terrestrial Hydrosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • Snow/Ice Temperature
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Terrestrial Hydrosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • Snow/Ice Temperature
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  • CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE

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    Coverage Type Zone Identifier Geometry Granule Representation
    HORIZONTAL CARTESIAN GEODETIC
Location Keywords
    • Continent
    • Antarctica

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  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
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    Daniel Dixon

    5790 Bryand Global Sciences Center
    University of Maine
    Orono, Maine 04469-5790

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    Technical Contact
    Daniel Dixon

    5790 Bryand Global Sciences Center
    University of Maine
    Orono, Maine 04469-5790

    • 1 207 581 2112
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    University of Colorado
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    • Antarctic Mean Annual Temperature Map, Version 1
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      Published by: National Snow and Ice Data Center