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GCIP/EAOP-98 Surface: National Ice Center Great Lakes Ice Cover Data


The National Ice Center is a multi-agency operational center that represents the US Navy, the US Coast Guard, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Via their WWW page they have available Great Lakes ice cover data for the winter of 1997-1998. These data include WMO sea/freshwater ice symbology charts ("egg code"). Once the lakes ice season starts these charts are produced twice each week for the entire Great Lakes system. The archive also includes metadata, as well as information from the National Weather Service and Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory.

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Spatial Type raster
Frequency no set schedule
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1997-10-01 00:00:00
End datetime 1998-05-30 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 50.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 39.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -94.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -73.00

Primary point of contact information

National Ice Center <>

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National Ice Center. 2011. GCIP/EAOP-98 Surface: National Ice Center Great Lakes Ice Cover Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 24 May 2024.

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