Manual measured data

Here you find all sea ice data that has been collected from different manual measurements in the data base PANGAEA since 1991. The sea ice data is organized in tabular form and distinguished by measurement method (in-situ, radiation, standardized visual observation ASPeCT /ASSIST).

Arctic data

Datum Kampagne In-Situ Strahlungsmessung Vis. Obs (ASPeCt/ASSIST) Expeditionsbericht
Aug-Sep 1991 ARK-VIII/3 Pangaea ePIC
Sep 1993 ARK-IX/4 Pangaea ePIC
Jul-Aug 1995 ARK-XI/1 Pangaea ePIC
Aug-Sep 1996 ARK-XII Pangaea ePIC
Aug-Sep 2001 ARK-XVII/2 Pangaea Pangaea ePIC
Mär-Apr 2003 ARK-XIX/1 Pangaea ePIC
Jul-Aug 2004 ARK-XX/2 Pangaea ePIC
Sep 2004 ARK-XX/3 Pangaea ePIC
Aug-Sep 2007 ARK-XXII/2 Pangaea ePIC
Mär-Mai 2010 Barrow Alaska Pangaea
Aug-Okt 2011 ARK-XXVI/3 Pangaea Pangaea Pangaea ePIC
Aug-Okt 2012 ARK-XXVII/3 Pangaea Pangaea Pangaea ePIC
Apr-Jun 2013 SIZONET 2013 Pangaea
Mär-Jun 2014 CryoVEx 2014 Pangaea REPORT
Jun-Jul 2014 ARK-XXVIII/2 Pangaea ePIC
Jul-Aug 2014 ARK-XXVIII/3 Pangaea Pangaea Pangaea ePIC
Aug-Okt 2014 ARK-XXVIII/4 Pangaea ePIC
Mär-Mai 2015 N-ICE 2015 Pangaea REPORT

Antarctic data

Datum Kampagne In-Situ Strahlungsmessung Vis. Obs (ASPeCt/ASSIST) Expeditionsbericht
Nov/Dez 2004 ANT-XXII/2 Pangaea ePIC
Sep/Okt 2006 ANT-XXIII/7 Pangaea ePIC
Jun/Jul 2013 ANT-XXIX/6 Pangaea REPORT
2013 Atka Bay field measurement Pangaea
Aug-Okt 2013 ANT-XXIX/7 Pangaea ePIC
Dez 2013 - Mär 2014 ANT-XXIX/9 Pangaea ePIC
Dez 2014 - Jan 2015 ANT-XXX/2 Pangaea Pangaea ePIC
Dez 2015 - Feb 2016 ANT-XXXI/2 Pangaea ePIC

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  1. Grosfeld, K.; Treffeisen, R.; Asseng, J.; Bartsch, A.; Bräuer, B.; Fritzsch, B.; Gerdes, R.; Hendricks, S.; Hiller, W.; Heygster, G.; Krumpen, T.; Lemke, P.; Melsheimer, C.; Nicolaus, M.; Ricker, R. and Weigelt, M. (2016), Online sea-ice knowledge and data platform <>, Polarforschung, Bremerhaven, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research & German Society of Polar Research, 85 (2), 143-155, doi:10.2312/polfor.2016.011 (PDF).

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