Arctic Sea Ice Blog commenters come up with all kinds of ways to make sense of or visualize what's going on with the ice pack, tweaking satellite data, 'declouding' images or compiling animations. In this blog post I want to show a couple of those efforts.
Commenter Danp opened a thread on the ASIF a couple of days ago, showing a cleaned up compilation he made of LANCE-MODIS satellite images (like commenter dabize did last year). The result looks very nice indeed, giving us a clear view of the holes on the Atlantic side of the Arctic, near the North Pole:
You can go to Danp's Google Drive image and zoom in up to a 500m resolution.
Commenter A-Team, of course, keeps rocking hard with his infinite ways of tweaking images to squeeze info out of them. His latest creations can be admired in the recent Nares blog post, but here's one interesting example: