Sea ice

Sea ice

Sea ice cycle, dynamics, strength, types and forms, distribution, navigation.

Services and information

Services and information

Sea ice cycle

How sea ice forms and breaks down.

Sea ice dynamics

Wind stress, water stress, sea ice movement.

Ice strength

Factors affecting strength, ice safety links.

Types and forms

Types of ice, forms of ice, age of ice, pancake ice, ice cake, ice floe, fast ice.

Distribution factors

Temperature, wind, currents, bathymetry, salt content.

Location of sea ice

Oceans, gulfs, coasts, bays, straits.

Navigating through ice

Navigation task using radar image.


Sea ice overview.

What we are doing

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