Artful Dodger keeps sending me cropped IJIS sea ice concentration images, they keep looking interesting, so I keep making updates of the animation of the ice transport towards Fram Strait:
The animation covers the period August 10 - September 2, 2010. Notice how large swathes of low-concentration ice disappear into that black thing in the middle, from now on known as the North Hole. It's the place where submarines used to meet and make pictures of each other.
Also check out JackTaylor's detailed animation of Uni Bremen sea ice concentration maps from August 26th to September 3rd.
Here's today's MODIS satellite image of the area in question between Svalbard and Franz Josef Land. It looks amazing: