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Sea Ice Volume and Thickness

Arctic Sea Ice Thickness Maps

Arctic sea ice thickness processed at UCL from CryoSat's SAR mode data:

Latest from Near Real Time Data   Final Precise Data
2-days 14-days

NRT Service only operates during the Arctic winter season (Oct-May). During summer CryoSat's radar can not measure thickness effectively due to the formation of melt ponds in the sea ice.

15-May-17: NRT Sea Ice thickness service stopped for the Summer melt season.

Latest 28 -day Sea Ice Thickness from CryoSat NRT data : 22/4/17 - 19/5/17



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