The sea ice mass balance systems measure physical properties of an ice flow as well as meteorological variables and geographic position. The systems consist of temperature dowels which contain thermistors, sonic range finders which measure sea ice volume, air temperature, barometric pressure and GPS position. The data that the instrument collects is logged and then transmitted to a remote logging computer via iridium satellite modem communication.

This resource includes CSV files which contain data collected using Ice Mass Balance Buoys, along with metadata in the associated PDF files.

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Dataset Name Ice Mass Balance Buoy Data
Dataset General Type IMB
Dataset Type Dataset
Dataset Level
Program Website
Keyword Vocabulary Polar Data Catalogue
Keyword Vocabulary URL
Theme Cryosphere
Dataset Status Planned
Maintenance and Update Frequency Not planned
Dataset Last Revision Date 2019-08-14
Dataset DOI 10.5203/1wph-0071
Metadata Creation Date 2023
Publisher CanWIN
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Dataset Collection Start Date 2009-09-09
Dataset Collection End Date 2012-07-11
Spatial regions Beaufort Sea
Spatial extent West Bound Longitude
Spatial extent East Bound Longitude
Spatial extent South Bound Latitude
Spatial extent North Bound Latitude
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Analytical Instrument
Analytical Method
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License Name Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International
Licence Type Open
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Dataset Authors
Dataset Authors 1
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Centre for Earth Observation Science - University of Manitoba
Project Data Curator CanWIN
Project Data Curator email
Project Data Curator Affiliation Centre for Earth Observation Science - University of Manitoba
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