Open Water conditions were declared in the Caspian Sea on the 2nd of
April. The ice season 2020-2021 has lasted for 137 days which makes it
one of the longest by duration in the past 10 years. Stable ice
thickness was estimated to reach 55 cm along the northern coast and
30-35 cm near Kulaly Island at the beginning of March. Such values were
last observed in the winter of 2013-2014 which is comparable by the same
number of FDDs gained in various areas of the northern Caspian.
Ice Season from Space
Scroll through selection of remote sensing images below to see how ice cover developed through the course of winter.
Ice gouges in Seal Island area
High resolution optical image from Sentinel-2 allowed to observe stamukhi and ice gouges.
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