Dataset: Sea Ice Observations from the Polar Sea voyage 1998/99


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 Sea
Dates in ice: 19 Dec 1998 - 01 Jan 1999
Observers: Tony Worby

Summary of voyage track:
19/12 Ice edge at approx. 63S, 140E
19-21/12 From ice edge to coast
22-28/12 Steamed west to approx 177W
28/12 - 1/1 Steamed south into the Ross Sea

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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