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Coastal radars to help track ice movement

Coastal radars to help track ice movement

The Finnish Meteorological Institute has developed a method, based on coastal radar imaging, that makes it possible to track ice movement accurately. The algorithm helps to specify ice models and is also intended to be a part of operative ice monitoring.

More information:

Juha Karvonen, tel. +358 29 539 6424

J. Karvonen: Virtual radar ice buoys – a method for measuring fine-scale sea ice drift, The Cryosphere, 10, 29-42, 2016, doi:10.5194/tc-10-29-2016, http://www.the-cryosphere.net/10/29/2016/


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