NSIDC-0622_1

Polar Stereographic Valid Ice Masks Derived from National Ice Center Monthly Sea Ice Climatologies, Version 1

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  • Abstract
    These valid ice masks provide a way to remove spurious ice caused by residual weather effects and land spillover in passive microwave data. They are derived from the National Ice Center Arctic Sea Ice Charts and Climatologies data set and show where ice could possibly exist based on where it has existed in the past. There are 12 valid ice masks, one for each month, in netCDF-CF 1.6 compliant files with all associated metadata. The data are on a 304 x 448 grid and are available via FTP.
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    Florence Fetterer

    National Snow and Ice Data Center

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    Matthew Savoie

    National Snow and Ice Data Center

    CIRES, 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
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    Florence Fetterer

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    Matthew Savoie

    National Snow and Ice Data Center

    CIRES, 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
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    • Polar Stereographic Valid Ice Masks Derived from National Ice Center Monthly Sea Ice Climatologies, Version 1
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      Published by: NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center