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Nimbus-7 SMMR Polar Gridded Radiances and Sea Ice Concentrations, Version 1
Entry ID: NSIDC-0007_1


Summary
Abstract: This data set contains gridded brightness temperatures and sea ice concentrations for both polar regions. Brightness temperature and sea ice concentration grids have 25 x 25 km grid elements in polar stereographic projection.

Purpose: Scientific Research

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Geographic Coverage
 N: 90.0 S: 30.0  E: 180.0  W: -180.0
 N: -39.0 S: -90.0  E: 180.0  W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Nimbus-7 SMMR Polar Gridded Radiances and Sea Ice Concentrations, Version 1
Dataset Publisher: NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center
Version: 1


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1978-10-25
Stop Date: 1987-08-20


Location Keywords
OCEAN > ARCTIC OCEAN > Baffin Bay
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > North Atlantic Ocean
OCEAN > ARCTIC OCEAN > BEAUFORT SEA
OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN > BERING SEA
OCEAN > ARCTIC OCEAN > CHUKCHI SEA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > HUDSON BAY
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > Greenland Sea
OCEAN > SOUTHERN OCEAN > Amundsen Sea
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR


Science Keywords
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >MICROWAVE >BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
OCEANS >SEA ICE >ICE EXTENT    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >ICE EXTENT    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >ICE EXTENT    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SEA ICE >ICE EXTENT    [Definition]
OCEANS >SEA ICE >SEA ICE CONCENTRATION    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SEA ICE >SEA ICE CONCENTRATION    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
OCEANS
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION


Platform
Nimbus-7    [Information]


Instrument
SMMR >Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer    [Information]


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

Data Center Personnel
Name: NOT PROVIDED

National Snow and Ice Data Center    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

Data Center Personnel
Name: NOT PROVIDED


Personnel
NASA NATIONAL SNOW AND ICE DATA CENTER DISTRIBUTED ACTIVE ARCHIVE CENTER
Role: DATA CENTER CONTACT
City: Boulder
Province or State: Colorado
Country: USA


NSIDC USER SERVICES
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 1 303 492 6199
Fax: 1 303 492 2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA


PER GLOERSEN
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 1 301 614 5710
Fax: 1 301 614 5644
Email: per.gloersen at gsfc.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
Laboratory for Hydrospheric Processes
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Code 971
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771


DONALD J. CAVALIERI
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 1 301 614 5901
Fax: 1 301 614 5644
Email: Donald.J.Cavalieri at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA/GSFC
Mail Code: 615
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA


PER GLOERSEN
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 1 301 614 5710
Fax: 1 301 614 5644
Email: per.gloersen at gsfc.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
Laboratory for Hydrospheric Processes
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Code 971
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771


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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-08-03
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-16



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