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Category: Cryosphere

Nearshore ice motion in the Beaufort Sea

Suomi-NPP VIIRS Visible (0.64 µm) images (above) showed a variety of Beaufort Sea ice floe motion within the nearshore waters of Alaska and Yukon during the 20-21 June 2022 period. Just north of Utqiavik (or Barrow, PABR), a sharp “shear line” was seen on 20 June — with a narrow... Read More

GOES-16 Cryosphere Level 2 Products

GOES-16 Cryosphere products — Ice Mask, Ice Concentration and Ice Surface Temperature — have been developed and are in a testing phase. The AWIPS screenshot above shows ice concentrations over parts of Lakes Superior, Huron and Erie. These products are created over the Full Disk ABI domain in regions of... Read More