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Chukchi Sea

Chukchi Sea Data & Results
Data: Lead Patterns
Data: Landfast Ice Extent
Summary Data: Landfast
Summary Data: Leads
Project Schedule

 

Table 1: Program scheduling plan and milestones

 

Task/product/milestone

Time period/due date

Activity falls into quarter of
project marked by asterisk

 

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

A. Development/updating of tools & catalogs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A1. Develop LILIFECS environment

Month 1-3

*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A2. Ongoing data management

Year 1-3

 

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

A3. Develop image catalog

Month 4-6

 

*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A4. Define boundaries and sub-boundaries of study area

Month 3

*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A5. Update software tools for lead and SLIE analysis

Month 2-6

*

*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B. Lead parameters from AVHRR imagery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B1. Scan Swathviewer archive for suitable scenes

Month 2-12

*

*

*

*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B2. Radiance calibration and georeferencing of AVHRR scenes

Month 4-16

 

*

*

*

*

*

 

 

 

 

 

 

B3. Segmentation of AVHRR imagery

Month 7-18

 

 

*

*

*

*

 

 

 

 

 

 

B4. Derive morphology & distribution patterns

Month 9-24

 

 

 

*

*

*

*

*

 

 

 

 

B5. Derive summary statistics for lead parameters

Month 13-27

 

 

 

 

*

*

*

*

*

 

 

 

B6. Scan GI GDC archive for AVHRR images (<1993)

Month 13-18

 

 

 

 

*

*

 

 

 

 

 

 

C. Landfast ice extent from SAR imagery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C1. Select scenes & place orders for RADARSAT data

Month 2-12

*

*

*

*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C2. Process imagery

Month 2-18

*

*

*

*

*

*

 

 

 

 

 

 

C3. Determine SLIE

Month 4-24

 

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

 

 

 

 

D. ARCGIS products

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D1. Develop project grid

Month 2-4

*

*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D2. Create ArcMap project files

Month 4

 

*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D3. Create shape files and grids (incl. metadata) & post

Month 7-30

 

 

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

 

 

 

E. Analysis & synthesis of lead & landfast ice data

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

E1. Summarize variability in lead & land-fast ice patterns

Month 18-27

 

 

 

 

 

 

*

*

*

 

 

 

E2. Assemble atmospheric & oceanic forcing data

Month 18-24

 

 

 

 

 

*

*

*

 

 

 

 

E3. Discuss lead and landfast ice variability

Month 22-33

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*

*

*

*

 

F. Analysis of InSAR data

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F1. Order & process suitable PALSAR data

Month 4-12

 

*

*

*

 

 

 

 

 

 

*

*

F2. Calculate interfero-grams & compare w/ SLIE

Month 13-24

 

 

 

 

*

*

*

*

 

 

 

 

F3. Assess value of InSAR for landfast ice mapping

Month 19-27

 

 

 

 

 

 

*

*

*

 

 

 

G. Reports & papers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

G1. Generate final report

Month 31-36

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*

*

G2. Complete journal articles

Month 16-36

 

 

 

 

 

*

*

*

*

*

*

*