Woody Internship – Taft Museum of Art – Blog 6

I can’t stop saying this, but I’ll say it again: time is flying this summer. It’s already the end of July (what?), and I only have two weeks left in my internship at the Taft. Time flies when you’re having fun, as they say.

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A Circular Sea Ice Puzzle (WEEK 6)

As I mentioned two blog posts ago, I suspect that less surrounding sea ice concentration correlates with higher rates of rift propagation. To determine sea ice concentration (SIC), I downloaded a bunch of data sets that give SIC values (between 0 and 1) in areas of 50,000-by-50,000 meters, and I extracted the values from right around the Amery Ice Shelf. However, clipping the SICs proved to be much harder than clipping the ocean temperatures.

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