European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)
Data set information
| Query EDMED |
|Data set name|
Antarctic Aerial Photography of Sea Ice (1986-1989)
|Data holding centre||Scott Polar Research Institute|
|Time period||From July to September 1986; from October to November 1989|
North East Weddell Sea (1986); Weddell Sea (1989)
Ice motion and related parameters; Snow and ice mass, thickness and extent
The data set comprises photographs from a series of flights around the track of an icebreaker. Each flight normally lasts around 40 minutes and about 480 frames of aerial photographs are shot in this time at 5 second intervals. The interval is chosen to provide some overlap with the preceding frame.
|Originators||Scott Polar Research Institute|
Wadhams, P. and Crane, D.R. (1991) SPRI participation in the Winter Weddell Gyre Study 1989., Polar Record, 27, 29-38.
|Organisation||Scott Polar Research Institute|
Scott Polar Research Institute
|Telephone||+44 1223 336540|
|Collating centre||British Oceanographic Data Centre|