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,, 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



View IMB 2015C in a full screen map



IMB 2015B webcam
IMB 2015B webcam

View IMB 2015B in a full screen map



IMB 2015A webcam
IMB 2015A webcam

View IMB 2015A in a full screen map



View IMB 2014I in a full screen map



View IMB 2014G in a full screen map



View IMB 2014F in a full screen map



View IMB 2014E in a full screen map



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



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


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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