MASAM2: Daily 4 km Arctic Sea Ice Concentration, 2012-2014

Metadata Updated: March 10, 2021

The MASIE-AMSR2 (MASAM2) daily 4 km sea ice concentration is a prototype concentration product that is a blend of two other daily sea ice data products: ice coverage from the Multisensor Analyzed Sea Ice Extent (MASIE) product at a 4 km grid cell size and ice concentration from the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer 2 (AMSR2) at a 10 km grid cell size. MASAM2 was developed to meet a need for greater accuracy and higher resolution in ice concentration fields that are used to initialize an operational sea ice forecast model. By applying some simple rules to blend the two sources, a 4 km concentration product is produced that can be used in the model. This prototype only covers 27 months, from July 2012 to mid-November 2014.

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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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Metadata Created Date March 10, 2021
Metadata Updated Date March 10, 2021
Data Update Frequency irregular

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date March 10, 2021
Metadata Updated Date March 10, 2021
Publisher (Principal Investigator); NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (Principal Investigator); National Snow and Ice Data Center (Point of Contact, Principal Investigator)
Unique Identifier Unknown
Identifier noaa.ncei.nsidc.G10005
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2015-03-25
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency irregular
Bureau Code 006:48
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Program Code 000:000
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Temporal 2012-07-03T00:00:00/2014-11-12T00:00:00

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