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ESA Sea Ice Climate Change Initiative (Sea_Ice_cci): Northern hemisphere sea ice thickness from CryoSat-2 on the satellite swath (L2P), v2.0

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Citable
Publication Date: 2018-05-25
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Abstract

This dataset provides a Climate Data Record of Sea Ice Thickness for the NH polar region, derived from the SIRAL (SAR Interferometer Radar ALtimeter) instrument on the CryoSat-2 satellite. This product was generated in the context of the ESA Climate Change Initiative Programme (ESA CCI) by the Sea Ice CCI (Sea_Ice_cci) project.

It provides daily sea ice thickness data for the months October to April annually on the satellite measurement grid (Level 2P) at the full sensor resolution for the period November 2010 to April 2017.

Citable as:  Hendricks, S.; Paul, S.; Rinne, E. (2018): ESA Sea Ice Climate Change Initiative (Sea_Ice_cci): Northern hemisphere sea ice thickness from CryoSat-2 on the satellite swath (L2P), v2.0. Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, date of citation. doi:10.5285/5b6033bfb7f241e89132a83fdc3d5364. http://dx.doi.org/10.5285/5b6033bfb7f241e89132a83fdc3d5364
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: Sea Ice, ESA, CCI, Arctic

Details

Previous Info:
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Previously used record identifiers:
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Access rules:
Public data: access to these data is available to both registered and non-registered users.
Use of these data is covered by the following licence: http://licences.ceda.ac.uk/image/data_access_condition/esacci_seaice_terms_and_conditions.pdf. When using these data you must cite them correctly using the citation given on the CEDA Data Catalogue record.
Data lineage:

Data were processed by the ESA CCI Sea Ice project team, and were supplied to CEDA in the context of the ESA CCI Open Data Portal Project

Data Quality:
CCI data format checked
File Format:
Data are in NetCDF format

Process overview

This dataset was generated by a combination of instruments deployed on platforms and computations as detailed below.

No variables found.

Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2010-11-01T00:00:00
End time:
2017-04-30T23:59:59
Geographic Extent

 
88.0000°
 
-180.0000°
 
180.0000°
 
50.0000°