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USNIC Receives Esri Special Achievement Award

U.S. National Ice Center's(USNIC) Information Technology Department Head, Mr. George Wachira, accepted an Esri Special Achievement award in Geographic Information Systems(GIS) at the 2022 Esri User Conference on behalf of USNIC's workfore, July 13.

Iceberg A-74 Has Calved into A-74A and A-74B

Iceberg A-74 has calved has calved into two icebergs A-74A and A-74B near Berkner Island in the Weddell Sea. As of June 07, A-74A was centered at 76° 55' South and 45° 54' West and measured 28 nautical miles on its longest axis and 18 nautical miles on its widest axis.

Iceberg C-39 Has Calved From the Scott Glacier area of the Shackleton Ice Shelf

Iceberg C-39 has calved from the Scott Glacier area of the Shackleton Ice Shelf in the Wilkes Land Region of Antarctica. As of April 22, C-39 was centered at 65° 40' South and 99° 44' East and measured 15 nautical miles on its longest axis and 8 nautical miles on its widest axis.

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Antarctic Ice Shelf

Antarctic ice shelf has been updated to the 2022 version and is available in GIS shapefile format.

Ross Outlook

The seasonal Ross Outlook has been produced for the 2021-2022 ice season and is now available. Click here to access.

Regional Synopsis

The U.S. National Ice Center has developed a new series charts. Regional Synopsis charts breaks out each region of the Arctic and Antarctic into a high quality regional charts along with an environment synopsis write-up. Charts will be updated weekly. Please take a look.

Animated Charts

Added animated charts of our Arctic and Antarctic MIZ, and IMS snow and ice charts.

Trivariate Products

A comprehensive look at ice conditions over a period time, from a single year to a comparison set starting from 2007. Produced for the Arctic and Antarctic.

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