Ice-out Watch 2009 (false colour) - April 19

 << Previous     Next >>                      

 

Satellite image of ice break-up in Temagami, 2009

Posted Mon Apr 20, 2009                                                                         Photo: NASA/NOAA

Temperature rise has impact

Thick ice and lots of snow have slowed ice-out this year, but things have quickened in recent days.

Since April 11 daytime temperatures have been above freezing and a few nights did not drop back to freezing.

 

 

False colour, like infrared, enhances the view of ice and snow.

       KEY

 
Black open water or thin, clear ice
Dull/ dark blue thin ice with little or no snow cover
Bright turquoise thick ice, snow-covered ice or snow on unforested land  (e.g. clearcuts, farmland)

 

   

   Home   Rupert Battle   Rupert River   Temagami   Che-Mun

    Forum   Crees   Camps   Canoes   Keewaydin Way   Search   About   Contact Us

Maps and information herein are not intended for navigational use, and are not represented to be correct in every respect. 
All pages intended for reference use only, and all pages are subject to change with new information and without notice. 
The author/publisher accepts no responsibility or liability for use of the information on these pages. 
Wilderness travel and canoeing possess inherent risk. 
 It is the sole responsibility of the paddler and outdoor traveler to determine whether he/she is qualified for these activities.
Copyright  2000-2014 Brian Back.  All rights reserved.
We do not endorse and are not responsible for the content of any linked document on an external site.