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The record of track and size evolution of giant iceberg B31 from Pine Island Glacier, November 2013-July 2015
GB/NERC/BAS/PDC/00873

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Abstract:
The data set contains information on the position, and occasionally dimensions, of giant Antarctic iceberg B31 over the period from its calving in November 2013, until July 2015. This used a range of satellite sensors, both visible and microwave.

The columns are: year (A), date in Julian day of that year (B), area of B31, in km2 (C), major axis of B31, in km (D), minor axis of B31, in km (E), perimeter of B31, in km (F), latitude and longitude, in degrees from the Greenwich Meridian (G & H) and satellite source of data (I).

NERC grant reference(s): NE/L010054/1 and NE/M007820/1

Keywords:
B31, Iceberg, MODIS, Pine Island Glacier, SAR

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