GPS Ice motion beacon data, Beaufort sea - ArcticNet 2016

Four GPS equipment disposal ice motion beacons were deployed on different types of sea ice by helicopter. Two were constructed/developed by Canatec Associates International Ltd. ( and two were constructed/developed by the collaboration between Solara ( and the University of Manitoba. Hourly location data was transmitted using Iridium antenna. Ice motion beacons were left on the ice, and assumed to have sunk when data transmission ceased. Ice floes sampled included first-year ice, and some small multi-year ice floes.

Metadata Access
Creator Candlish, Lauren;Barber, David G.;Thériault, Nathalie
Publisher Canadian Cryospheric Information Network
Contributor University of Manitoba
Publication Year 2017
Rights Public
Language English
Discipline Environmental Research
Spatial Coverage (70N-74N,140W-120W)
Temporal Coverage Begin 2016-09-10T11:59:59Z
Temporal Coverage End 2017-01-25T11:59:59Z