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International Ice Patrol (IIP) Iceberg Sightings Database

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

The International Ice Patrol (IIP) has been collecting information on iceberg activity in the North Atlantic since 1911. This database contains the data from these sightings from 1960 through most current processing. The IIP data files include latitude and longitude of sighted icebergs, coded iceberg size and shape class, and date and time of the sighting. The IIP area of responsibility is 40° N to 65° N and 39° W to 57° W. Note, the IIP area of responsibility prior to 2006 was 40° N to 52° N and 39° W to 57° W. Data are in space-delimited ASCII text files and are available via FTP.

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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 Date August 13, 2015
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 1995 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

Metadata Source

Harvested from NSIDC

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date August 13, 2015
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 1995 (publication)
Responsible Party National Snow and Ice Data Center (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Guid noaa.ncei.nsidc.G00807
Access Constraints Access Constraints : none, Use Constraints : none
Bbox East Long -39
Bbox North Lat 65
Bbox South Lat 40
Bbox West Long -57
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update asNeeded
Harvest Object Id 3cd35b37-5a17-4b4e-a39a-16f4958eaada
Harvest Source Id f24c6629-4c02-44bc-863f-5f319481e810
Harvest Source Title NSIDC
Licence
Metadata Language eng; usa
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress complete
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 19600101
Temporal Extent End 20141231

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