Dataset: Sea Ice Observations from the Nathaniel B Palmer 95-5b


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: 27 Aug 1995 - 12 Sep 1995
Observers: Martin Jeffries, others

Summary of voyage track:
27/8 Ice edge at approx. 67S, 110W
27-30/8 Transect south along 110W to approx. 70S
30/8 - 12/9 Zig zag transects eastward to ice edge at approx. 63S, 78W

The fields for 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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