Participating in POAC2019 Delft Netherlands

25ᵗʰ International Conference on Port and Ocean Engineering under Arctic Conditions in Delft Netherlands is now over. Iceman.kz has attended with their contribution into community. The following works summarising our experience of working with sea ice in the Caspian were presented for discussions during technical sessions: Early Freeze-up Scenario in the Caspian Sea summarises experience…

Frozen Streams at Emba

First ice appearance in the Caspian Sea this year was associated with extreme downsurge opening significant areas of seabed along the Eastern Coastline. Recent acquisition of perfectly cloudless Landsat-8 shows frozen streams of trapped water that was still streaming away from the coast while getting cought with frost. 10 to 15 nautical miles of open…

First Ice Formation in the Northern Caspian

The third day after the First Ice appeared in the Northern Caspian has given us great opportunity with nice cloudless weather to acquire and process perfect Landsat-8 image. This season’s unique combination of strong Easterlies resulting in extreme water level drop that has opened seabed along the Eastern Coast and drained water from pre-coastal areas…

Oil and Gas Exhibition in Almaty

Immediate benefit to development of Ice Charting concepts and sea ice monitoring systems from attending #KIOGE2017. LLP ICEMAN.KZ and ROBOAVIA manufacturing and operating drones will work together to integrate their systems for operational ice reconnaissance missions.         25th Kazakhstan International “Oil & Gas” Exhibition and Conference is going on in Almaty. This…

Free Sentinel data over Caspian

Copernicus continues surprising us with the free Sentinel data availability in the Caspian region. More historical data from preOps period were published to the scientific hub enabling our independent research. This growing number of data frames over the region inreaches our database of ice data making it more reliable.

POAC 2017

As part of the professional development program and our contribution to international scientific community we have attended POAC 2017 in Busan (poac.com), South Korea. There were two articles published by our employees summarizing some of our research and operational experience in ice conditions. This was the third conference attended in a row during the last…