Freeze-up 2006 (infrared) - December 5

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Satellite image: ice freeze-up in Temagami, 2006

Posted December 7, 2006                                                                       Photo: NASA/NOAA

Infrared of

freeze-up

There has been an obvious progession in one day. Lady Evelyn Lake is now covered, though the southern basin (dull blue) is thin. Only the north end of Obabika is open. Matagamasi is virtually closed along with the barely visible lakes up the Wolf Lake corridor. Large sections of the Northeast Arm of Lake Temagami are covered, as are Obabika Inlet and small bays. Ice is forming on the Southwest Arm.

Sections are obscured by clouds: a grey mass in the upper left corner, and white drift in the lower right.

 

Key

Black                open water

Dull blue            thin ice

Bright turquoise  thick ice, 

                        snow on

                        unforested land

                        (e.g. clearcuts,

                        farmland)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

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