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Record Search Query: [Parameters: Topic='CRYOSPHERE', Term='SEA ICE', Variable_Level_1='ICE DEPTH/THICKNESS']
Sea Ice Observations from the Mikhail Somov (27th Russian Antarctic Expedition)
Entry ID: ASPECT_MS020382

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Abstract: These data describe pack ice characteristics in the Antarctic sea ice zone.
These data are in the ASPeCt format.

National program: Russia
Vessel: Mikhail Somov
Dates in ice: 22 Feb 1982 - 05 Mar 1982
Observers: Unknown
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Description: Download point for the data - log files, postcript files, excel files.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -71.0   S: -75.0   E: -134.0   W: -142.0

Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1982-02-22
Stop Date: 1982-03-05
ISO Topic Category
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Quality Each parameter is assigned a data quality flag as defined below:

Flag 1: Error free
Flag 2: Dubious. Non-specific errors
Flag 3: Known errors exist that can be fixed
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Access Constraints None. The data are freely available. The data are available for download from the given url. Note that to use the original log files, you will also need to download the provided software in order to extract the data.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

Authors should acknowledge use of the ASPeCt data archive.

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at the URL below when using these data.

Creative Commons License
This "Sea Ice Observations from the Mikhail Somov (27th Russian Antarctic Expedition)" is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: pdf, text
Fees: free
Email: a.worby at
Contact Address:
University of Tasmania
Private Bag 80
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-08-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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