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Sea Ice Observation on the Beaufort sea (Leg2) in 2013

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  • A combination of the WMO, Canadian Ice Service and Standard Russian sea ice codes and the ASPECT (Worby & Alison 1999) observation program were used to describe ice conditions.This data set includes the ice condition data observed by hourly ice watch which was conducted on the bridge/upper bridge every hour for 24 hours by three watchers (02:00-10:00, 10:00-18:00, 18:00-2:00) during 4-30 August 2013. These data were recorded using the observation software. This observation covered from the beginning and the end of ice area in the Beaufort sea.

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  • Yasuhiro Tanaka, Genki Sagawa, 2014, Sea Ice Observation on the Beaufort sea (Leg2) in 2013, 1.00, Arctic Data archive System (ADS), Japan,

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    Spatial coverage

  • N:  78.87°   S:  69.66°   E:  -118.31°   W:  -170.01°  

    Temporal coverage

  • 2013-08-04   -   2013-08-31


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  • Yasuhiro Tanaka
    (Kitami Institute of Technology)
  • Genki Sagawa


  • Ice Depth/Thickness
  • Sea Ice Concentration
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  • Ice Growth/Melt