Sea ice concentration charts based on a manual interpretation of different satellite data. The main satellite sensor used are the SAR sensor (Synthetic Aperture Radar) suplemented by visual and infrared sensors and data from passive microwave sensors. As part of the Copernicus project the sea ice concentration product is gridded to a 1km spatial resoluton and converted to a NetCDF format. The concentration intervals follow the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) total concentration standard. A new product is delivered every weekday around 1500 UTC.
Metadata update history
2022-01-13T17:55:09Z : Minor modification : restructure keywords
2021-12-14T20:55:09Z : Minor modification : Changed version of metadata standard to MMD v3
2020-02-07T23:30:00Z : Original record : Original record from MMD v2