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Steven

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Re: Fragmentation Event. Will it have impact over the summer melt season?
« Reply #250 on: July 11, 2013, 01:43:33 PM »
It might only be me but looks like one of the the large fractures in the Beaufort Sea earlier this year has survived all the ice movement. By it's colour the ice there looks very thin. Interesting to see what happens if it melts out before the rest of the pack and the results of that.


Spotted that the other day - it's definitely the biggest of the fractures from March, you can track all the way from then until now on ASCAT.
Others have probably noticed this:  It appears that the ice in the old fracture became thin enough to show up as a polynya in some of the concentration maps, a few hundreds of kilometers north-northeast of Barrow:

https://sites.google.com/site/apamsr2/home/pngcby32/

http://www.iup.uni-bremen.de:8084/amsr2data/asi_daygrid_swath/n6250/2013/jul/asi-AMSR2-n6250-20130710-v5_nic.pdf


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Re: Fragmentation Event. Will it have impact over the summer melt season?
« Reply #251 on: August 10, 2013, 07:17:42 PM »
Nothing profound to say here, Just noticed a feature that would have been useful. TOPAZ has an age of first year ice feature. The ice in the Beaufort negative aged in March, so Topaz followed the cracking event accurately.





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Re: Fragmentation Event. Will it have impact over the summer melt season?
« Reply #252 on: August 10, 2013, 11:31:02 PM »
Nothing profound to say here, Just noticed a feature that would have been useful. TOPAZ has an age of first year ice feature. The ice in the Beaufort negative aged in March, so Topaz followed the cracking event accurately.

Verge! Good digg!  8)

Can you share a little on how to navigate to that feature? You know, for the kids?  ;)
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Re: Fragmentation Event. Will it have impact over the summer melt season?
« Reply #253 on: August 11, 2013, 01:39:41 AM »
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Sure, Go to:

http://www.myocean.eu/web/24-catalogue.php

Search; arctic ocean, sea ice, forecast products

TOPAZ4 will be the search result. Select view. You get a dumbed down Godiva type interface(no animate, darn). It's on the menu.

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Re: Fragmentation Event. Will it have impact over the summer melt season?
« Reply #254 on: August 11, 2013, 06:17:56 AM »
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Sure, Go to:

Gracias, Verge!  :D
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