2015-2016 Ice Season Wrap-up

Extremely Mild Season

During the past ice season less than 200 FDDs were accumulated in Peshnoi area which makes it an extremely mild winter. First ice appeared only in the second part of December which was the latest date observed in last 10 seasons. The growth of ice was observed only in early and late January with thawing period in between. Maximum ice coverage and ice volume were reached by end of January with total ice volume of about 10 cubic kilometers. This was historical minimum value. Ice melted completely in early March with the shortest total season duration of about 75 days.

Ice Season from Space

Scroll through selection of remote sensing images below to see how ice cover developed through the course of winter.

Ice & Metocean Observations

The following video is a daily time lapse of ice and metocean observations for the whole season

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2014-2015 Ice Season Wrap-up
Moderate Conditions