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SASSIE Arctic Field Campaign L1 SWIFT Data Fall 2022

Metadata Updated: December 6, 2023

The Salinity and Stratification at the Sea Ice Edge (SASSIE) project is a NASA experiment that aims to understand how salinity anomalies in the upper ocean generated by melting sea ice affect sea surface temperature (SST), stratification, and subsequent sea-ice growth. SASSIE involved a field campaign that sampled the transition from summer melt to autumn ice advance in the Beaufort Sea during August-October 2022, making intensive in situ and remote sensing observations within ~200km of the sea ice edge. The Surface Wave Instrument Float with Tracking (SWIFT) drifter is a passive Lagrangian wave-following sensor platform. During the SASSIE deployment, five SWIFT drifters were deployed in September 2022, collecting measurements of salinity, sea surface temperature, waves, and meteorological data. SWIFT drifter buoys contain GPS, a pulse-coherent Doppler velocity profiler, an autonomous meteorological station, and a digital video recorder. Level 1 data are available as compressed files containing graphics of the measurements alongside MATLAB and NetCDF files.

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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 May 30, 2023
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023

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Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date May 30, 2023
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Identifier C2580152405-POCLOUD
Data First Published 2022-08-01
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2022-10-31
Category geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
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Citation James Thomson. 2023-05-08. SASSIE Arctic Field Campaign L1 SWIFT Data Fall 2022 Version 1. Version 1. Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, SASSIE Project Data Manager, Frederick Bingham.
Creator James Thomson
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Source Schema Version 1.1
Temporal 2022-08-01T00:00:00Z/2022-10-31T00:00:00Z

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