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Spectral Light Transmittance [Perovich, D.]

Summary

While measuring albedo was the primary focus of the optical program, we were also interested in determining the the amount of solar energy transmitted through the ice cover. We measured spectral transmittance for a variety of ice types, including cold snow-covered ice, melting snow-covered ice, bare ice, melting ice, ponded ice, and leads. For additional documentation, start with the transmit.htm file contained in the zip file html-metadata.zip.

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  • 1.0 (2007-11-02)
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Language English
ISO Topic Categories
  • climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1998-04-05 00:00:00
End datetime 1998-07-31 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 80.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 70.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -170.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -130.00

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Perovich, D. 2007. Spectral Light Transmittance. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6T1521W. Accessed 08 Dec 2019.

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