Seasonal Videos on Youtube

Iceman.kz publishes ice and metocean data over the Caspian sea visualized with this series of short videos. The videos show a small portion of the database we collected processed and generated during the last years. The major sources of data for our ice observation and monitoring program are free source by Copernicus and NASA and…

Stamukhi Research Collaboration

Faculty of Geography of Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU), Russia and Iceman.kz, Kazakhstan have enaged in a research project to study study ice rubble features (ridges and stamukhi) and their impact on seabed. There are two major topics that are covered in the scope of this cooperation: Seabed – rubble fields interaction; Effects of climate…

2019-2020 Ice Season Closure

Ice Is Gone 2019-2020 ice season is now closed Once again the past winter set another record to be the lowest by ice cover development season in the Caspian. It is the seocnd warmest season i judged by FDD. The was one that was warmer in 2015-2016. However, freeze-up was a lot later and extreme…

POAC 2019

Port and Ocean Engineering under Arctic Conditions (POAC) 2019 will start calling for paper abstracts in the nearest future. This time the conference is going to be held in Delft, Netherlands. The deadline for paper abstract submission is October 17th, 2018. As we are a regular attendant and gave oath to promote this conference in…

SemArco

SemArco contracted our services in 2018 to forecast and monitor ice break-up and clearance of the Caspian Sea to start simmer fleet operations.

KONGSBERG SATELLITE SERVICES

KONGSBERG SATELLITE SERVICES (KSAT) are the major collaborator in our projects in regards of remote sensing and especially SAR data provision and utilisation in ice related projects.

Ice Forecasts

Strategic Planning and Long-term Forecasting Services Forecasting services are an add-on to the operational services and cannot be performed independently as require underlaying database as described above to run statistical calculus. However, these forecasts are the essential part of the information supply that allows efficient use of resources and planning. Window of Opportunity Analysis Maintaining…

Research and Development

As ice monitoring operations take place in the winters Company has sufficient time to conduct research and development activities. These are mainly targeted to collection of historical databases for various areas in the world where we provide or plan to provide our services, investigation of new data sources on the market of satellite images and…

About Us

The company was founded in 2012 by leading ice specialists in Kazakhstan. The core group of the company has 10 to 15 years of experience operating in the Caspian Sea as well as several years of involvement with projects supporting seismic operations off the Greenland coast and research conducted in the Barents Sea off Svalbard…

Ice Fieldwork

Ice Monitoring services in the field are essential for ground proofing of satellite data interpretation used in Ice Charting Operations and to collect data for Ice Engineering purposes. Depending on complexity of monitoring program to support a project we can provide the following services in the field: In-situ manned monitoring of ice features distribution and their…