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Arctic sea ice thickness information has been updated with NRT data for January 2018 and reprocessed data for December 2017. Daily, weekly and monthly products are available here: Reprocessed, Near-real time





Short Facts

  • December sea ice volume in the central Arctic was 6th lowest / 3rd highest in 8 years of CryoSat-2 observations: 10.43 km3
    • highest: 11.10 km3 in Jan 2014
    • lowest: 8.53 km3 in Jan 2013
    • average: 10.04 km3
  • Monthly sea ice volume gain (December through January) was highest in 8 years of CryoSat-2 observations: +1.33 km3
    • lowest: +0.52 km3 in Jan 2013 (potential retrieval anomaly, under investigation)
    • average: +1.02 km3
  • Cummulative sea ice volume gain (October through January) was 4th lowest / 4th highest in 8 years of CryoSat-2 observations: +4.29 km3
    • highest: +5.09 km3 in Jan 2017
    • lowest: +3.77 km3 in Jan 2013 (potential retrieval anomaly, under investigation)
    • average: +4.40 km3

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PNG-Datei cryosat2-centralarctic-sit-201801.png Feb 06, 2018 by Stefan Hendricks
PNG-Datei cryosat2-centralarctic-siv-201801.png Feb 06, 2018 by Stefan Hendricks
PNG-Datei cryosat2-centralarctic-dsiv-201801.png Feb 06, 2018 by Stefan Hendricks
PNG-Datei cryosat2-centralarctic-dsivc-201801.png Feb 06, 2018 by Stefan Hendricks