Beaufort Sea Ice Graphs

A selection of graphs, images and videos from the Beaufort Sea and Mackenzie River.

 

Beaufort Sea Ice Area

High Resolution Beaufort Sea Ice Area and Extent from Arctische Pinguin:

UH-Beaufort-Area-2016-07-25

UH-Beaufort-Extent-2016-07-25

 

Beaufort Sea Ice Area from Cryosphere Today:


 

Recent satellite images from the Beaufort Sea

Confirmation from the Suomi satellite on July 16th 2016 that the “Big Block” multi-year ice floe north of Barrow has split
Confirmation from the Suomi satellite on July 16th 2016 that the “Big Block” multi-year ice floe north of Barrow has split
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Beaufort Sea on May 20th 2016, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Beaufort Sea on May 20th 2016, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Beaufort Sea off the Mackenzie Delta on May 12th 2016,
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Beaufort Sea off the Mackenzie Delta on May 12th 2016, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Beaufort Sea on April 27th 2016, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Beaufort Sea on April 27th 2016, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
NASA Worldview “false-color” image of the Beaufort Sea on April 26th 2016, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “false-color” image of the Beaufort Sea on April 26th 2016, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “false-color” image of the Beaufort Sea on April 21st 2016, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “false-color” image of the Beaufort Sea on April 21st 2016, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
An image of the Beaufort Sea on April 16th 2016, derived from MODIS data by A-Team on the Arctic Sea Ice Forum
An image of the Beaufort Sea on April 16th 2016, derived from MODIS data by A-Team on the Arctic Sea Ice Forum
NASA Worldview “false-color” image of the Beaufort Sea on April 12th 2016, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “false-color” image of the Beaufort Sea on April 12th 2016, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Beaufort Sea on April 9th 2016, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Beaufort Sea on April 9th 2016, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite

 

Beaufort Sea Ice Thickness

US Navy ACNFS thickness

 

Beaufort Sea Ice Concentration

AMSR2 Chukchi/Beaufort Sea ice concentration from the University of Bremen
AMSR2 Beaufort Sea ice concentration from the University of Bremen

 

AMSR2 Beaufort sea ice concentration on July 25th 2016 from the University of Hamburg
AMSR2 Beaufort sea ice concentration on July 25th 2016 from the University of Hamburg

 

 

 

US Navy ACNFS concentration

 

Beaufort Sea Temperatures

US Navy ACNFS sea surface temperature

 

Beaufort Sea Ice Drift


US Navy ACNFS sea ice drift

 

Beaufort Sea Ice Leads

US Navy ACNFS Beaufort sea ice lead opening

 

Beaufort Sea Ice Stage of Development

The colour scheme and “egg code” is explained here.

Canadian Ice Service sea ice stage of development on February 20th 2017
Canadian Ice Service sea ice stage of development on February 20th 2017

 

Beaufort Sea Ice RadarSat Mosaic

Canadian Ice Service RadarSat mosaic on February 20th 2017
Canadian Ice Service RadarSat mosaic on February 20th 2017

 

Mackenzie River Flow

2015-05-31_MackenzieFlow
Mackenzie River flow at Arctic Red River up to May 31st 2016

 

See also our Arctic sea ice graphs overview page, our Arctic ice mass balance buoys overview page, our Arctic sea ice images page and our Arctic sea ice videos page.

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