Arctic Ocean 2016 - Screenshots from Marine Radar Operator Station


This study is part of the collection Arctic Ocean 2016

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Runa Skarbø - The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)


This dataset contains data collected during the Canadian-Swedish expedition Arctic Ocean 2016. The research cruise took place August through September 2016, using the icebreaker Oden.

For ship data from the cruise, as well as graphics and files describing the route, see

For descriptions of Work Packages and research conducted during the cruise, see the SWEDARCTIC Arctic Ocean 2016 Expedition Report:

Additional information on the expedition, including links to publications, is available at

Work Package: Ice Management

Screenshots were collected from the marine radar display of Oden. The images are used as input to an algorithm that estimates the local ice drift velocity. Images were collected during drifting periods and periods of low speed transit along the sailing track of the vessel. The screenshots cover the screen from the radar operator station. The frequency of the screenshots was between 0.2 and 1 Hz. The

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Research principal, contributors, and funding
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data


Method and time period

Time period(s) investigated

2016-08-08 – 2016-08-20

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Arctic

Published: 2019-10-16