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Volume 12, issue 4
The Cryosphere, 12, 1307–1329, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-1307-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
The Cryosphere, 12, 1307–1329, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-1307-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 12 Apr 2018

Research article | 12 Apr 2018

Open-source algorithm for detecting sea ice surface features in high-resolution optical imagery

Nicholas C. Wright and Chris M. Polashenski

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Open Source Sea-ice Processing Algorithm Nicholas Wright and Chris Polashenski https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1133689

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Satellites, planes, and drones capture thousands of images of the Arctic sea ice cover each year. However, few methods exist to reliably and automatically process these images for scientifically usable information. In this paper, we take the next step towards a community standard for analyzing these images by presenting an open-source platform able to accurately classify sea ice imagery into several important surface types.
Satellites, planes, and drones capture thousands of images of the Arctic sea ice cover each...
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