Ice Seal Tracking Maps Archive

05/22/2015 – 06/26/2015

Requested Tracking Map
Over the last 5 weeks we have received locations from 5 ringed (solid lines) and 3 bearded (dashed lines) seals. Most of these seals have moved north with the seasonally retreating sea ice. Three seals remain in Kotzebue Sound while all seals that were in Norton Sound have moved north. The remaining five seals are near the ice edge. Sea ice data are courtesy of the NASA Rapid Response Network, dated 23 June (

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