Data Products
HTTP/FTP Access

You can access the GlobICE data products directly using HTTP/FTP. Products are packaged as compressed archives in gzipped tar format (.tar.gz), and include all products of each type available for Phase-3 (2004-2010).


Arctic Products

GlobICE ProductCompressed SizeUncompressed Size
Eulerian Image PairDownload1.8 GB5.5 GB
Eulerian Velocity, 3-day AverageDownload916 MB25 GB
Eulerian Velocity, Monthly AverageDownload1.3 MB10 MB
Lagrangian Motion MonthlyDownload163 MB756 MB
Deformation, Open Water Fraction, 3-day, 5kmDownload10 GB77 GB
Deformation, Open Water Fraction, Monthly, 20kmDownload14 MB200 MB
Deformation, Open Water Fraction, Monthly, 100kmDownload900 KB8 MB
Open Water Fraction MonthlyDownload3.2 MB32 MB
Mass Flux MonthlyDownload3 KB61 KB

To download a product type, click Download, save the file (ie MASSFLXMON.tar.gz) on your system. To unpack a product type on a unix system you would type (note the uncompressed size in the table above before unpacking):


% gunzip -c MASSFLXMON.tar.gz | tar -xvf -


This will unpack the netcdf product files to


./MASSFLXMON/MASSFLXMONV_KST_20100101_00000020100201_000000_0049_N1.nc

./MASSFLXMON/MASSFLXMONV_KST_20100201_00000020100301_000000_0050_N1.nc

etc..



Antarctic Prototype Products


Sample GlobICE products for the Southern Ocean are available for August and September 2010:


GlobICE ProductCompressed SizeUncompressed Size
Eulerian Image PairDownload860 MB1 GB
Eulerian Velocity, 3-day AverageDownload141 MB3 GB
Eulerian Velocity, Monthly AverageDownload0.5 MB10 MB
Deformation, Open Water Fraction, 3-day, 5kmDownload200 MB9.3 GB
Deformation, Open Water Fraction, Monthly, 20kmDownload2.8 MB20 MB
Deformation, Open Water Fraction, Monthly, 100kmDownload148 KB816 KB
Open Water Fraction MonthlyDownload464 KB3.2 MB