Data Products
Product Documentation

GlobICE products are provided in netCDF format. netCDF is a self-describing, machine-independent data format that support the creation, access, and sharing of array-oriented scientific data.


Please read the GlobIce Product User Guide for a full format description of each product.


Documentation

Document NameVersionDate
GlobICE Product User Guide1.630-Jan-12
Final Validation Report115-Aug-11

Product List

ProductGrid ResolutionTemporal ResolutionNotes
EULIMGPAIR
Ice Motion, Eulerian DisplacementsNot gridded (5km initial grid)2-9 days, 1 product per image pair.Each successfully correlated displacement is stored as a separate record
EULAVRVEL3
Ice Motion, Eulerian Velocity5km3-dayAverage velocity within each grid cell over 3 days
EULAVRVELM
Ice Motion, Eulerian Velocity50kmMonthlyAverage velocity within each grid cell over 1 month
LAGRANGIAN
Ice Motion, LagrangianNot gridded (5km initial grid)MonthlyTracks from each initial grid point
DTO3DAY5KM
Combined Ice Deformation, Open water fraction5km3-dayIncludes area change rate, shear rate, vorticity rate, divergence rate
DTOMON20KM
Combined Ice Deformation, Open water fraction20kmMonthlyMonthly Average
DTOMON100K
Combined Ice Deformation, Open water fraction100kmMonthlyMonthly Average
OWFMON20KM
Open Water Fraction20kmMonthlyMonthly Average
MASSFLXMON
Mass FluxNot griddedMonthlyMass flux for each defined gateway