Dataset: Sea Ice Observations from the Polar Bird V3 2000/01


Description

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

National program: Australia
Vessel: Polar Bird
Dates in ice: 23 Nov 2000 - 19 Dec 2000
Observers: Mel Fitzpatrick, Ian Allison

Summary of voyage track:
23/11 Ice edge at approx. 63S, 111E
23-27/11 Ice edge to Casey fly off
28/11 - 17/12 Ship stuck in ice, drifting slowly westward
18-19/12 Steamed north to ice edge at approx. 64S, 104E

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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