Summer 2013 – IMBs

Google Maps/Earth format data for all active ice mass balance buoys active during the summer of 2013. 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 2013E in a full screen map



View IMB 2013C in a full screen map



View IMB 2013B in a full screen map


View IMB 2012L in a full screen map



View IMB 2012H in a full screen map



View IMB 2012G in a full screen map

Temperature profiles of ice mass balance buoy 2012G from May to September 2013


Data provided by the Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory:

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,, 2014.


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.