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VIIRS/NPP Sea Ice Cover 6-Min L2 Swath 375 m V001

This data set reports the location of sea ice cover derived from radiance data acquired by the Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite (VIIRS). Following the approach used by MODIS, Sea Ice is detected using the Normalized Difference Snow Index. The VIIRS instrument flies onboard the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) satellite.

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