Five months later, two of the eleven weather buoys deployed by the International Arctic BuoyA float moored in water or ice to mark a location, warn of danger, or indicate a navigational channel. Program Sea Cadet students are still collecting and sending data. Check out this map to see the buoy named 'Wolverines' in northwest corner of the map out on the Arctic Ocean.

10.26.2020 Map of Sea Cadet Buoy Data
Sea Cadet Arctic Buoy Program data map; October 26, 2020

View the data collected by the Wolverine buoy here.

Director of the International Arctic BuoyA float moored in water or ice to mark a location, warn of danger, or indicate a navigational channel. Program, Ignatius Rigor, Ph.D. does not notice anything special about the ice that the Wolverine buoy was deployed on to make it last longer than the rest; yet he is looking into more data via satellite images to see if it may have been on one big pan of ice.

Wolverine Buoy Deployment
Wolverine Buoy Deployment in May 2020

The Ice Tracker 6 buoy is still collecting data as well, yet it is beached southwest of Utqiaġvik, Alaska. View the Ice Tracker 6 data here (APL-IT-006 on the top row of the chart).

These buoys were designed by high school youth who were part of the inaugural Sea Cadet Arctic BuoyA float moored in water or ice to mark a location, warn of danger, or indicate a navigational channel. Program in the winter/spring of 2020. The buoys were deployed in May 2020.

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