GlobICE 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.

Document List
Document NameVersionDateDescription
GlobIce Product User Guide1.630 Jan 2012Product User Guide
Final Validation Report1.015 Aug 2011Final Validation report from Phase-3


Product List
Product TypeGriddedGrid ResolutionTemporal ResolutionNotes
EULIMGPAIR
Ice Motion, Eulerian Displacements
No(5km initial)Variable,1 product per image pair. Image pairs may span 2-9 days. Each successfully correlated displacement is stored as a separate record.
EULAVRVEL3
Ice Motion, Eulerian Velocity
Yes5km3-day Average velocity within each grid cell over 3 days
EULAVRVELM
Ice Motion, Eulerian Velocity
Yes50kmMonthly Average velocity within each grid cell over 1 month
LAGRANGIAN
Ice Motion, Lagrangian
No(5km initial)Monthly Tracks from each initial grid point
DTO3DAY5KM
Combined Ice Deformation, Open water fraction
Yes5km3-days Deformation Grids include area change rate, shear rate, vorticity rate divergence rate.
DTOMON20KM
Combined Ice Deformation, Open water fraction
Yes20kmMonth Monthly Average
DTOMON100K
Combined Ice Deformation, Open water fraction
Yes100kmMonth Monthly Average
OWFMON20KM
Open Water Fraction
Yes20kmMonth Monthly Average
MASSFLXMON
Mass Flux
No-Month Mass flux for each defined gateway