Summer 2017 – 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

NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the North Pole on June 6th 2017, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the North Pole on June 6th 2017, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite

 

O-Buoy 14 Webcam

A sequence of 5 images from August 14th 2017:

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O-Buoy 14 image from June 29th 2017
O-Buoy 14 image from June 29th 2017
O-Buoy 14 image from June 26th 2017
O-Buoy 14 image from June 26th 2017 showing surface melt
O-Buoy 14 image from June 23rd 2017
O-Buoy 14 image from June 23rd 2017
O-Buoy 14 image from June 6th 2017
O-Buoy 14 image from June 6th 2017

 

Beaufort Sea

NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Mackenzie on June 14th 2017, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Mackenzie on June 14th 2017, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Mackenzie on June 10th 2017, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Mackenzie on June 10th 2017, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Mackenzie on June 5th 2017, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Mackenzie Delta and Beaufort Sea on June 5th 2017, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite

 

Canadian Arctic Archipelago

NASA Worldview “false-color” image of the Coronation Gulf on June 1st 2017, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite
NASA Worldview “false-color” image of the Coronation Gulf on June 1st 2017, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Terra satellite

 

Central Arctic Basin

NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the sea ice north west of Greenland breaking up on June 2nd 2017
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the sea ice north west of Greenland breaking up on June 2nd 2017

 

Laptev Sea

NASA Worldview “false-color” image of the Laptev Sea on June 13th 2017, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
NASA Worldview “false-color” image of the Laptev Sea on June 13th 2017, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Lena Delta on June 11th 2017, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite
NASA Worldview “true-color” image of the Lena Delta on June 11th 2017, derived from the MODIS sensor on the Aqua 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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