Dataset: Sea Ice Observations from the Nathaniel B Palmer


Description

These data describe pack ice characteristics in the Antarctic sea ice zone.
These data are in the ASPeCt format.

National program: United States
Vessel: Nathaniel B. Palmer
Dates in ice: 26 Dec 1999 - 06 Feb 2000
Observers: Steve Ackley, Jackie Ackley, others

Summary of voyage track:
26/12 Ice edge at approx. 67S, 180
26/12 - 14/1 Complicated cruise track through the Ross Sea toward SE then NE to 128W
14/1 - 6/2 Back through pack ice toward the west
6/2 Obs completed at Cape Colbeck (157W)

The fields in this dataset are:
SEA ICE CONCENTRATION
SEA ICE FLOE SIZE
SEA ICE SNOW COVER
SEA ICE THICKNESS
SEA ICE TOPOGRAPHY
SEA ICE TYPE
RECORD
DATE
TIME
LATITUDE
LONGITUDE
OPEN WATER
TRACK
SNOW THICKNESS
SNOW TYPE
SEA TEMPERATURE
AIR TEMPERATURE
WIND VELOCITY
WIND DIRECTION
FILM COUNTER
FRAME COUNTER FOR FILM
VIDEO RECORDER COUNTER HH:MM:SS
VISIBILITY CODE
CLOUD IN OKTAS
WEATHER CODE
COMMENTS

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