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International Ice Patrol Iceberg Drift Tracks, Version 1

Metadata Updated: December 6, 2023

The International Ice Patrol (IIP) tracks, plots, and predicts iceberg positions in the North Atlantic Ocean. The IIP area of responsibility is 40 to 52 degrees North, 39 to 57 degrees West. During several years (1977, 1978, 1980, 1983, and 1989) individual icebergs were tagged with buoys developed by the U.S. Coast Guard Research and Development Center. The motion of the icebergs bearing the USCG buoys were then tracked via satellite. Observation periods range from one week to two years depending on the buoy. The data are stored in the National Oceanographic Data Center format for drifting buoys (format number 156).

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Dates

Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from NASA Data.json

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Publisher NSIDC
Maintainer
Identifier C1386206480-NSIDCV0
Data First Published 1977-02-25
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 1989-07-24
Category geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
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Metadata Catalog ID https://data.nasa.gov/data.json
Schema Version https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema
Catalog Describedby https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.json
Citation International Ice Patrol Iceberg Drift Tracks, Version 1. Version 1. Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, National Snow and Ice Data Center. https://doi.org/10.7265/N52Z13FD.
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Harvest Source Id 58f92550-7a01-4f00-b1b2-8dc953bd598f
Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
Homepage URL https://doi.org/10.7265/N52Z13FD
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial -57.0 40.0 -39.0 52.0
Program Code 026:001
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash c61b2797c5bae75cd68bea63668319f5badafbf077e14b765a53d6f791d99b4a
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial
Temporal 1977-02-25T00:00:00Z/1989-07-24T23:59:59.999Z

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