Dataset: Sea Ice Observations from the Nathaniel B Palmer 95-3


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: 09 May 1995 - 14 Jun 1995
Observers: Martin Jeffries, others

Summary of voyage track:
9/5 Ice edge at approx. 64S, 179E
9-21/5 Transect south along 180 to approx. 78S
21/5 - 3/6 NE transect to ice edge at approx. 66S, 165W
3-8/6 SE transect to approx 71S, 174W
8-14/6 Steamed north to ice edge at approx. 65S, 178W

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
VISIBILITY CODE
CLOUD
WEATHER CODE
COMMENTS

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