1994 Arctic Ocean Section
DMSP SSMI 85GHZ
15 Aug 94 2325Z
Total Ice Cont.
Total ice concentration for August 15, 1994. The track of the Polar Sea is shown in white. This
Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) image was derived using the 85-GHz passive
microwave channel of the Special Sensor Microwave Imager (SSM/I). The images were received
and processed in near real time by the TeraScan system aboard the Polar Sea. For more information
about how images such as this were created and used during AOS-94, see p. 97.
Photo on back cover by Charles Geen