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Data set name

AIDJEX (1975) - Side Looking Airborne Radar (SLAR)

Data holding centreScott Polar Research Institute
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodApril 1975
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Arctic Ocean, Beaufort Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Unspecified

Instruments

Synthetic aperture radars

Description 
Summary

Scott Polar Research Institute researchers were involved in this multi-national multi platform ice camp experiment to investigate the motion of the ice and upper ocean, sea ice mechanics, heat balance and internal stress. Remote sensing data was also acquired over the AIDJEX camp in the Beaufort Sea.

OriginatorsScott Polar Research Institute
References

Bjornert, R. (1975) Field Operations for the AIDJEX main experiment,, AIDJEX Bulletin, 29, 173-180, 1975.; Heiberg, A (1974) AIDJEX Lead Experiment, Spring 1974 field operations report., AIDJEX Bulletin, 26, 23-31.; Bryan, L., T. Farr, F. Leberl, Ch. Elachi (1977) Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery of the AIDJEX-Triangle. Arctic Ice Dynamics Joint Experiment. University of Washington, Division of Marine Resources, Seattle, Washington., AIDJEX Bulletin No. 37, pp. 161-166; Untersteiner, N. (1980) AIDJEX Review, in Sea Ice Processes and Models., Pritchard, ed., University of Washington, Seattle, 3-11.

Availability 
OrganisationScott Polar Research Institute
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactEnquiries
Address

Scott Polar Research Institute
University of Cambridge Lensfield Road
Cambridge

CB2 1ER
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1223 336540
Emailenquiries@spri.cam.ac.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1018014
Global identifier293
Last revised2009-10-19