Winter 2014/15 – IMBs

Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory Ice Mass Balance Buoys

Perovich, D., J. Richter-Menge, B. Elder, T. Arbetter, K. Claffey, and C. Polashenski, Observing and understanding climate change: Monitoring the mass balance, motion, and thickness of Arctic sea ice, http://imb.erdc.dren.mil, 2015.

Google Maps/Earth format data and temperature profiles for all active ice mass balance buoys. See the ice mass balance buoy introduction for an explanation of the graphs. Click the pushpins on the Google maps for additional information:

 

View IMB 2015D in a full screen map

2015-Winter-2015D

 

View IMB 2015C in a full screen map

2015-04-20_2015C

 

IMB 2015B webcam
IMB 2015B webcam

View IMB 2015B in a full screen map

2015-05-15-2015B

 

IMB 2015A webcam
IMB 2015A webcam

View IMB 2015A in a full screen map

2015-05-15-2015A

 

View IMB 2014I in a full screen map

2015-06-01-2014I

 

View IMB 2014G in a full screen map

2015-06-01-2014G

 

View IMB 2014F in a full screen map

2015-06-01-2014F

 

View IMB 2014E in a full screen map

2014-12-01-2014E

 

View IMB 2013F in a full screen map. See also co-located O-Buoy #10

2015-06-01-2013F

 

View IMB 2012G in a full screen map

2015-02-08_2012G[Note that thermistors 1-24 on failed on February 8th 2015]

 

SIZONet mass balance buoy located on landfast ice at Barrow, Alaska

SIZONet-Thick-20150524

Barrow ice mass balance buoy temperature profile for May 24th 2015
Barrow ice mass balance buoy temperature profile for May 24th 2015

 

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

 

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