Summer 2013 – Images

The images below all have links embedded in the captions which provide access to further images. Please click them and explore! For the satellite images you will find yourself on the NASA Worldview web site, where with a click or two you can easily see the effect of changing from one “false colour” representation of the satellite data to another.

 

North Pole Environmental Observatory Webcam 2

NPEO webcam 2 image from July 27th 2013
NPEO webcam 2 image from July 27th 2013
NPEO webcam 2 image from July 22nd 2013, showing a melt pond and a bird's backside
NPEO webcam 2 image from July 22nd 2013, revealing a melt pond and a bird’s backside

 

O-Buoy 7 Webcam

O-Buoy 7 image from August 4th 2013, showing a close up of a polar bear
O-Buoy 7 image from August 4th 2013, showing a close up of a polar bear

 

O-Buoy 8 Webcam

O-Buoy 8 image from July 22nd 2013
O-Buoy 8 image from July 22nd 2013

 

North Pole

NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the North Pole area on September 4th 2013 derived from bands 1,4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the North Pole area on September 4th 2013 derived from bands 1,4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the North Pole area on August 28th 2013, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the North Pole area on August 28th 2013, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite

 

Central Arctic Basin

NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Arctic north of the Laptev sea on July 6th 2013, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Arctic north of the Laptev sea on July 6th 2013, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite

 

Beaufort Sea

NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Mackenzie Delta and the Beaufort Sea on June 17th 2013, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Mackenzie Delta and the Beaufort Sea on June 17th 2013, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite

 

NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Beaufort Sea and Amundsen Gulf on June 8th 2013, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Beaufort Sea and Amundsen Gulf on June 8th 2013, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite

 

Laptev Sea

NASA Worldview image of the Lena Delta and Laptev Sea on June 14th 2013, derived from bands 7, 2 and 1 of the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview image of the Lena Delta and Laptev Sea on June 14th 2013, derived from bands 7, 2 and 1 of the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite

 

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

Constructive technical criticism is welcome on the introductory blog post. For discussions about interpreting the information please comment on the “About Our Arctic Sea Ice Resources” page.