months of ice cover.
The data are from Chapman, W. L. and J. E. Walsh, Long-Range Prediction
of Regional Sea Ice Anomalies in the Arctic, Weather and Forecasting,
6, pp 271-288, 1991. The data are available from the
The National Snow and Ice Data Center.
One important feature is that these
fields are not averages in any sense. They are representations of the sea ice
cover at the end of the named months.
Last Modified 27 May 2005
Examine the annual cycle for given years:
Examine ice conditions for given months (2 years on either side given when possible):