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IMS Daily Northern Hemisphere Snow and Ice Analysis (Day 1, 2011)

Dates

Original Data Basin Creation Date
2011-03-22 10:57:40
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2011-03-22 10:58:36

Summary

The National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS), part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), has an extensive history of monitoring snow and ice coverage. Accurate monitoring of global snow and ice cover is a key component in the study of climate and global change as well as daily weather forecasting. By inspecting environmental satellite imagery, analysts from the Satellite Analysis Branch (SAB) at the Office of Satellite Data Processing and Distribution (OSDPD), Satellite Services Division (SSD), created a Northern Hemisphere snow and ice map from November 1966 until the National Ice Center (NIC) took over production in 2008. Initially, the product was produced with a nominal spatial [...]

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National Snow and Ice Data Center (www.nsicd.org)<br />
Harvested on Fri May 23 09:39:20 MDT 2014 from Data Basin Service

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Type Scheme Key
UniqueKey Data Basin 889607e072044cde881f2b764da6b88a

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