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In Situ Ice-based station  


  • This is used to tag datasets generated from a site located on drifting sea ice or some other ice sheet (possibly on land but moving). It typically describes a temporary site (e.g. a field experiment). It would also be used to describe ships frozen in ice and drifting e.g. across the Arctic as well as Ice Thethered Platforms (ITP) and Ice Mass Balance Buoys (IMBB).

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  • Ice station

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