Summer 2015 – Images

The images below 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 “pseudo colour” representation of the satellite data to another.

 

North Pole Environmental Observatory Webcam 1

NPEO webcam 1 image from August 6th 2015
NPEO webcam 1 image from August 6th 2015
NPEO webcam 1 image from July 22nd 2015
NPEO webcam 1 image from July 22nd 2015
NPEO webcam 1 image from July 8th 2015
NPEO webcam 1 image from July 8th 2015
NPEO webcam 1 image from June 26th 2015, showing a melt pond
NPEO webcam 1 image from June 26th 2015, showing a melt pond
NPEO webcam 1 image from June 1st 2015
NPEO webcam 1 image from June 1st 2015

 

North Pole Environmental Observatory Webcam 2

NPEO webcam 2 image from August 8th 2015, including scientists from the 'North Pole 2015' ice camp
NPEO webcam 2 image from August 8th 2015, including scientists from the ‘North Pole 2015’ ice camp
NPEO webcam 2 image from August 6th 2015
NPEO webcam 2 image from August 6th 2015, revealing some missing equipment
NPEO webcam 2 image from July 22nd 2015
NPEO webcam 2 image from July 22nd 2015
NPEO webcam 2 image from July 10th 2015, revealing some foot (or paw?) prints
NPEO webcam 2 image from July 10th 2015, revealing revealing some foot (or paw?) prints
NPEO webcam 2 image from July 7th 2015
NPEO webcam 2 image from July 7th 2015
NPEO webcam 2 image from May 31st 2015
NPEO webcam 2 image from May 31st 2015

 

Ice Mass Balance Buoy 2015A Webcam

Ice Mass Balance Buoy 2015A webcam image on June 28th 2015
Ice Mass Balance Buoy 2015A webcam image on June 28th 2015, with the buoy missing!
Ice Mass Balance Buoy 2015A webcam image on June 21st 2015, showing the buoy free floating
Ice Mass Balance Buoy 2015A webcam image on June 21st 2015, showing the buoy free floating
Ice Mass Balance Buoy 2015A webcam image on June 12th 2015
Ice Mass Balance Buoy 2015A webcam image on June 12th 2015
Ice Mass Balance Buoy 2015A webcam image on June 3rd 2015
Ice Mass Balance Buoy 2015A webcam image on June 3rd 2015
Ice Mass Balance Buoy 2015A webcam image on May 27th 2015.
Ice Mass Balance Buoy 2015A webcam image on May 27th 2015.

 

Ice Mass Balance Buoy 2015B Webcam

Ice Mass Balance Buoy 2015B webcam image on July 24th 2015.
Ice Mass Balance Buoy 2015B webcam image on July 24th 2015.
Buoy 2015B webcam image on July 9th 2015
Ice Mass Balance Buoy 2015B webcam image on July 9th 2015
Ice Mass Balance Buoy 2015B webcam image a bit later on July 7th 2015
Ice Mass Balance Buoy 2015B webcam image a bit later on July 7th 2015
Ice Mass Balance Buoy 2015B webcam image on July 7th 2015
Ice Mass Balance Buoy 2015B webcam image on July 7th 2015
Ice Mass Balance Buoy 2015B webcam image on June 10th 2015.
Ice Mass Balance Buoy 2015B webcam image on June 10th 2015.
Ice Mass Balance Buoy 2015B webcam image on June 9th 2015. Spot the cracks!
Ice Mass Balance Buoy 2015B webcam image on June 9th 2015. Spot the cracks!
Ice Mass Balance Buoy 2015B webcam image on May 27th 2015. Spot the snow!
Ice Mass Balance Buoy 2015B webcam image on May 27th 2015. Spot the snow!

 

O-Buoy 9 Webcam

O-Buoy 9 image from September 3rd 2015
O-Buoy 9 image from September 3rd 2015
O-Buoy 9 image from July 29th 2015
O-Buoy 9 image from July 29th 2015
O-Buoy 9 image from July 23rd 2015
O-Buoy 9 image from July 23rd 2015
O-Buoy 9 image from July 13th 2015, with Greenland visible in the background.
O-Buoy 9 image from July 13th 2015, with Greenland visible in the background.
O-Buoy 9 image from July 9th 2015, with Greenland visible in the background.
O-Buoy 9 image from July 9th 2015, with Greenland visible in the background.
O-Buoy 9 image from June 29th 2015, revealing the sun beating down on a widening lead
O-Buoy 9 image from June 29th 2015, revealing the sun beating down on a widening lead
O-Buoy 9 image from June 6th 2015, showing a pressure ridge where ITP 59 used to be
O-Buoy 9 image from June 6th 2015, showing a new pressure ridge where ITP 59 used to be!
O-Buoy 9 image from May 31st 2015
O-Buoy 9 image from May 31st 2015, showing ITP 59 collapsed in the background

 

O-Buoy 10 Webcam

O-Buoy 10 image from August 8th 2015
O-Buoy 10 image from August 8th 2015
O-Buoy 10 image from July 29th 2015
O-Buoy 10 image from July 29th 2015
O-Buoy 10 image from July 19th 2015, after a gap of several weeks.
O-Buoy 10 image from July 19th 2015, after a gap of several weeks.
O-Buoy 10 image from June 12th 2015. The last image transmitted.
O-Buoy 10 image from June 12th 2015. The last image transmitted for several weeks.
O-Buoy 10 image from June 1st 2015
O-Buoy 10 image from June 1st 2015

 

O-Buoy 11 Webcam

O-Buoy 11 image from August 8th 2015
O-Buoy 11 image from August 8th 2015
O-Buoy 11 image from August 7th 2015
O-Buoy 11 image from August 7th 2015
O-Buoy 11 image from July 28th 2015, with open water in the background
O-Buoy 11 image from July 28th 2015, with open water in the background
O-Buoy 11 image from July 4th 2015
O-Buoy 11 image from July 4th 2015
O-Buoy 11 image from June 12th 2015, showing melt ponds starting to form
O-Buoy 11 image from June 12th 2015, showing melt ponds starting to form
O-Buoy 11 image from June 1st 2015, showing ITP 85 and IMB buoy 2014I
O-Buoy 11 image from June 1st 2015, showing ITP 85 and IMB buoy 2014I

 

O-Buoy 12 Webcam

O-Buoy 12 image from August 26th 2015
O-Buoy 12 image from August 26th 2015
O-Buoy 12 image from August 16th 2015
O-Buoy 12 image from August 16th 2015
O-Buoy 12 image from August 15th 2015
O-Buoy 12 image slightly later on August 15th 2015
O-Buoy 12 image from early on August 15th 2015
O-Buoy 12 image from early on August 15th 2015
O-Buoy 12 image from August 13th 2015
O-Buoy 12 image from August 13th 2015
O-Buoy 12 image from August 8th 2015
O-Buoy 12 image from August 8th 2015
O-Buoy 12 image from July 29th 2015
O-Buoy 12 image from July 29th 2015
O-Buoy 12 image from July 6th 2015
O-Buoy 12 image from July 6th 2015
O-Buoy 12 image from June 1st 2015
O-Buoy 12 image from June 1st 2015, showing some melt ponds

 

North Pole

NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the North Pole on August 17th 2015, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the North Pole on August 17th 2015, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
NASA Worldview “false-color” image of the North Pole on July 11th 2015, derived from bands 7, 2 and 1 of the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
NASA Worldview “false-color” image of the North Pole on July 11th 2015, derived from bands 7, 2 and 1 of the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
NASA Worldview “false-color” image of the North Pole on July 5th 2015, derived from bands 7, 2 and 1 of the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “false-color” image of the North Pole on July 5th 2015, derived from bands 7, 2 and 1 of the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite

 

Central Arctic Basin

NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Central Arctic north of the Beaufort Sea on August 29th 2015, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite"
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Central Arctic north of the Beaufort Sea on August 29th 2015, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Central Arctic north of the Beaufort Sea on August 29th 2015, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Central Arctic north of the Beaufort Sea on August 29th 2015, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Central Arctic north of the Beaufort Sea on August 11th 2015, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Central Arctic north of the Beaufort Sea on August 11th 2015, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
Polarview image of the Lincoln Sea on August 6th 2015 using Sentinel 1A synthetic aperture radar
Polarview image of the Lincoln Sea on August 6th 2015 using Sentinel 1A synthetic aperture radar
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of “The Laptev Bite” on July 25th 2015, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of “The Laptev Bite” on July 25th 2015, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
A large area of fast ice north of Ellesmere Island breaks free on July 11th 2015, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
A large area of fast ice north of Ellesmere Island breaks free on July 11th 2015, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of broken ice north of the East Siberian Sea on June 22nd 2015, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of broken ice north of the East Siberian Sea on June 22nd 2015, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of broken ice north of Ellesmere Island on June 4th 2015, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of broken ice north of Ellesmere Island on June 4th 2015, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite

 

Beaufort Sea

Polarview image of the Beaufort Sea on August 4th 2015 using Sentinel 1A synthetic aperture radar
Polarview image of the Beaufort Sea on August 4th 2015 using Sentinel 1A synthetic aperture radar
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Beaufort Sea on July 27th 2015, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Beaufort Sea on July 27th 2015, 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 the Mackenzie Delta on June 13th 2015, 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 the Mackenzie Delta on June 13th 2015, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite

 

Canadian Arctic Archipelago

NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Parry Channel on August 30th 2015, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Parry Channel on August 30th 2015, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “false-color” image of the Northwest Passage on August 13th 2015, derived from bands 3, 6 and 7 of the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “false-color” image of the Northwest Passage on August 13th 2015, derived from bands 3, 6 and 7 of the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite

 

East Siberian Sea

NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the East Siberian Sea near Wrangel Island on July 5th 2015, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the East Siberian Sea near Wrangel Island on July 5th 2015, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the East Siberian Sea near Wrangel Island on June 3rd 2015, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the East Siberian Sea near Wrangel Island on June 3rd 2015, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite

 

Laptev Sea

NASA Worldview “false-color” image of the “Laptev Bite” on September 3rd 2015, derived from bands 7, 2 and 1 of the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
NASA Worldview “false-color” image of the “Laptev Bite” on September 3rd 2015, derived from bands 7, 2 and 1 of the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Lena Delta on June 3rd 2015, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Lena Delta on June 3rd 2015, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “false-color” image of the Lena Delta on May 30th 2015, derived from bands 7, 2 and 1 of the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
NASA Worldview “false-color” image of the Lena Delta on May 30th 2015, derived from bands 7, 2 and 1 of the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite

 

Nares Strait

NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Lincoln Sea and Nares Strait on September 2nd 2015, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Lincoln Sea and Nares Strait on September 2nd 2015, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Nares Strait breaking up on July 7th 2015, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Nares Strait breaking up on July 7th 2015, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the northern Nares Strait breaking up on June 25th 2015, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the northern Nares Strait breaking up on June 25th 2015, derived from bands 1, 4 and 3 of the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite

 

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

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