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Willmes, Sascha; Haas, Christian; Nicolaus, Marcel; Bareiss, Jörg (2009): Onset dates of annual snowmelt on Antarctic sea ice 1988-2007. PANGAEA,, In supplement to: Willmes, S et al. (2009): Satellite microwave observations of the interannual variability of snowmelt on sea ice in the Southern Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 114, C03006,

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Date/Time Start: 1988-10-01T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 2007-10-01T00:00:00
Melt onset data are stored year-by-year in a comma-delimited and as georeferenced tab-delimited ASCII-file. Data grid is the SSM/I standard grid with 332x316 grid points. Landmask and seamask points are denoted '500', Sea ice without detected melt is denoted 'NaN'.
Melt onset dates range from 1 to 180 and represent the number of days after Oct, 1 for each summer respectively.
Acknowledgements: SSM/I Pathfinder Data were kindly provided by the U.S. National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC; This study was funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) under contract HA2724/4-1, BA2060/2-1.
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