Plots for daily averages of ice concentrations,
maximum/minimum IC values, and the number
of pixels < 15% IC for December, January, February, March, and April 1980-2000

(Courtesy of J. Comiso)

In winter, the data points are a lot more stable.  Please note that thin ice is treated as in

Comiso, J.C., and K. Steffen, Studies of Antarctic sea ice concentrations from satellite data and their applications, Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 106 (C12), 31361-31385, 2001.






25 July 2002