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 data       graph     public NOAA/NSIDC Climate Data Record of Passive Microwave Sea Ice Concentration [ygrid][xgrid]    ?            M   background RSS Subscribe
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The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL acknowledgement String This project was supported in part by a grant from the NOAA Climate Data Record Program. Production of original NASA Team and Bootstrap algorithm estimates supported by the NASA Polar Distributed Active Archive Center. The sea ice concentration algorithms were developed by Donald J. Cavalieri, Josefino C. Comiso, Claire L. Parkinson, and others at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD.
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Grid
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdr_program String NOAA Climate Data Record Program
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdr_variable String seaice_conc_monthly_cdr
attribute NC_GLOBAL comment String The variable melt_onset_day_seaice_conc_monthly_cdr is not available for this month.
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_name String Walt Meier, Ruth Duerr, Florence Fetterer, Julienne Stroeve, Matt Savoie, Sean Mallory
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_role String PrincipalInvestigator,author,author,author,author,author
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.6, COARDS, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String NSIDC
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_type String institution
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2015-09-01T22:30:52Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String created: 2015-09-01 22:09:52Z by user: ops using software: @a66fa14b5e170018a3cbf586a64ee6d1045c1d09
attribute NC_GLOBAL id String G02202
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NSIDC > National Snow and Ice Data Center
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String bellingshausen, center, climate, common, concentration, cryosphere,
data, defense, dmsp, flight, format, geographic,
Geographic Region > Polar,
Geographic Region > Southern Hemisphere,
goddard, gsfc, hemisphere, ice, latitude, longitude, meteorological, microwave, national, network, noaa, nsidc, ocean,
Ocean > Southern Ocean,
Ocean > Southern Ocean > Bellingshausen Sea,
Ocean > Southern Ocean > Ross Sea,
Ocean > Southern Ocean > Weddell Sea,
passive, polar, program, record, region, remote, remss, ross, satellite, sea, sensing, snow, southern, space, systems, weddell, xgrid, ygrid
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String No constraints on data access or use
attribute NC_GLOBAL Metadata_Link String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL naming_authority String
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform String DMSP 5D-3/F17 > Defense Meteorological Satellite Program-F17
attribute NC_GLOBAL processing_level String NOAA Level 3
attribute NC_GLOBAL product_version String v02r00
attribute NC_GLOBAL project String NOAA/NSIDC passive microwave sea ice concentration climate data record
attribute NC_GLOBAL references String Comiso, J. C., and F. Nishio. 2008. Trends in the Sea Ice Cover Using Enhanced and Compatible AMSR-E, SSM/I, and SMMR Data. Journal of Geophysical Research 113, C02S07, doi:10.1029/2007JC0043257. ; Comiso, J. C., D. Cavalieri, C. Parkinson, and P. Gloersen. 1997. Passive Microwave Algorithms for Sea Ice Concentrations: A Comparison of Two Techniques. Remote Sensing of the Environment 60(3):357-84. ; Comiso, J. C. 1984. Characteristics of Winter Sea Ice from Satellite Multispectral Microwave Observations. Journal of Geophysical Research 91(C1):975-94. ; Cavalieri, D. J., P. Gloersen, and W. J. Campbell. 1984. Determination of Sea Ice Parameters with the NIMBUS-7 SMMR. Journal of Geophysical Research 89(D4):5355-5369. ; Cavalieri, D. J., C. l. Parkinson, P. Gloersen, J. C. Comiso, and H. J. Zwally. 1999. Deriving Long-term Time Series of Sea Ice Cover from Satellite Passive-Microwave Multisensor Data Sets. Journal of Geophysical Research 104(7): 15,803-15,814.
attribute NC_GLOBAL sensor String SSMI/S > Special Sensor Microwave Imager/Sounder
attribute NC_GLOBAL software_version_id String @a66fa14b5e170018a3cbf586a64ee6d1045c1d09
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String
attribute NC_GLOBAL spatial_resolution String 25km
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v29
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String This data set provides a passive microwave sea ice concentration climate data record (CDR) based on gridded brightness temperatures (TBs) from the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) series of passive microwave radiometers: the Special Sensor Microwave Imager (SSM/I) and the Special Sensor Microwave Imager/Sounder (SSMIS). The sea ice concentration CDR is an estimate of sea ice concentration that is produced by combining concentration estimates from two algorithms developed at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC): the NASA Team algorithm and the Bootstrap algorithm. The individual algorithms are processed and combined at National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) using brightness temperature data from Remote Sensing Systems, Inc. (RSS). This product is designed to provide a consistent time series of sea ice concentrations (the fraction, or percentage, of ocean area covered by sea ice) from 1987 to the present which spans the coverage of several passive microwave instruments. The data are gridded on the NSIDC polar stereographic grid with 25 x 25 km grid cells, and are available in Network Common Data Format (NetCDF) file format. Each file contains a variable with the CDR concentration values as well as variables that hold the input NASA Team and Bootstrap concentrations for reference and a merged NASA Team/Bootstrap version of the Goddard sea ice concentrations that spans 1978 to the present made available as a longer-term analog of the CDR concentrations. Variables containing standard deviation, quality flags, and projection information are also included. Data are available via FTP. (south seaice monthly)
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_duration String P1M
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_resolution String P1M
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String NOAA/NSIDC Climate Data Record of Passive Microwave Sea Ice Concentration [ygrid][xgrid]
dimension ygrid   float nValues=332, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=-25000.0
attribute ygrid actual_range float 4337500.0, -3937500.0
attribute ygrid axis String Y
attribute ygrid ioos_category String Location
attribute ygrid long_name String Projection Grid Y Centers
attribute ygrid standard_name String projection_y_coordinate
attribute ygrid units String meters
attribute ygrid valid_range float -3950000.0, 4350000.0
dimension xgrid   float nValues=316, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=25000.0
attribute xgrid actual_range float -3937500.0, 3937500.0
attribute xgrid axis String X
attribute xgrid ioos_category String Location
attribute xgrid long_name String Projection Grid X Centers
attribute xgrid standard_name String projection_x_coordinate
attribute xgrid units String meters
attribute xgrid valid_range float -3950000.0, 3950000.0
variable latitude   double ygrid, xgrid
attribute latitude _FillValue double -999.0
attribute latitude colorBarMaximum double 90.0
attribute latitude colorBarMinimum double -90.0
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String Latitude
attribute latitude standard_name String latitude
attribute latitude units String degrees_north
attribute latitude valid_range double -90.0, 0.0
variable longitude   double ygrid, xgrid
attribute longitude _FillValue double -999.0
attribute longitude colorBarMaximum double 180.0
attribute longitude colorBarMinimum double -180.0
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String Longitude
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude units String degrees_east
attribute longitude valid_range double -180.0, 180.0

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