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Sea Ice Climate Normals (1981-2010) of Arctic and Sub-Regions, Version 1

Metadata Updated: September 19, 2023

The 1981-2010 Sea Ice Climate Normals are the latest three-decade average of Arctic sea ice concentration, area, and extent computed from monthly satellite sea ice concentration estimates from a climate data record (CDR) produced by NOAA and the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC). The data file formats are NetCDF for the sea ice concentration normals, and ASCII text for the sea ice area and sea ice extent normals.

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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 June 23, 2023
Metadata Created Date October 28, 2022
Metadata Updated Date September 19, 2023
Reference Date(s) August 8, 2019 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Harvested from ncdc

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date June 23, 2023
Metadata Created Date October 28, 2022
Metadata Updated Date September 19, 2023
Reference Date(s) August 8, 2019 (publication)
Responsible Party NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.ncdc:C01594
Access Constraints Cite as: Peng, Ge; Arguez, Anthony; Meier, Walter N.; Vamborg, Freja; Crouch, Jake; Jones, Philip (2019): Sea Ice Climate Normals (1981-2010) of Arctic and Sub-Regions, Version 1. [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.25921/TRXE-M983. Accessed [date]., Publications using this dataset should also cite the following journal article: Peng, G., A. Arguez, W.N. Meier, F. Vamborg, J. Crouch, and P. Jones: 2019: Sea ice climate normals for seasonal ice monitoring of Arctic and sub-regions. Data. Accepted., Distribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data. If appropriate, NCEI can only certify that the data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives., Use liability: NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
Bbox East Long 180.00
Bbox North Lat 89.84
Bbox South Lat 31.10
Bbox West Long -180.00
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update asNeeded
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Graphic Preview Type PNG
Harvest Object Id cc15e4c2-b5fc-4480-9c26-da29d5190bc2
Harvest Source Id 2cb3ef77-1683-4c2a-9119-dc65e50917c6
Harvest Source Title ncdc
Licence
Lineage
Metadata Language eng; USA
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-180.0, 31.1], [180.0, 31.1], [180.0, 89.84], [-180.0, 89.84], [-180.0, 31.1]]]}
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1981-01
Temporal Extent End 2010-12

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