Earth  ID: 2928

Arctic Mean Monthly Sea Ice Concentration

This animation shows the average monthly sea ice concentration climatology derived from years 1979 through 2002. The months are displayed from September through August.

Visualization Credits

Cindy Starr (GST): Lead Visualizer
Walt Meier (NSIDC): Scientist
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Data Used:
DMSP/SSM/I/Monthly Sea Ice Concentration Climatology 1979-2002
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Dates of Data Used:

This item is part of this series:
Cryosphere 2004

DLESE >> Cryology
SVS >> Sea Ice
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Hydrosphere
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Cryosphere >> Sea Ice
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Oceans >> Sea Ice >> Sea Ice Concentration
GCMD >> Location >> Arctic
SVS >> For Educators
SVS >> Oceans >> Freeze/thaw
SVS >> Cryosphere >> Snow/ice
SVS >> Hydrosphere >> Ice
NASA Science >> Earth

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version