Dataset: Sea Ice Observations from the Icebird V1 1989/90


Description

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

National program: Australia
Vessel: Icebird
Dates in ice: 4 Nov 1989 - 2 Dec 1989
Observers: Rob Kiernan, Martin Higham, others

Summary of voyage track:
4/11 Ice edge at 58d22mS, 78dE
4-10/11 Steamed SW to approx 60dE
10-23/11 Vessel stuck in pack ice near 60dE
24-28/11 Vessel steamed eastward to near 77dE (Davis station)
30/11-2/12 Vessel steamed north to ice edge at 61d33mS, 82dE

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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