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Beauty in the Beaufort Ice Pack

Springtime sunlight and warmth advanced the melting of sea ice to produce some beautiful patterns and textures in the Beaufort Sea.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey, and MODIS data from LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response, with special thanks to Walt Meier, NSIDC. Story by Kathryn Hansen.

Published April 27, 2018
Data acquired April 15, 2018 - April 17, 2017

Sources:
Aqua > MODIS
Landsat 8 > OLI
Landsat 8 > TIRS
Terra > MODIS