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SmartICE Sea Ice Monitoring & Information Inc.

SmartICE is an award-winning technological innovation for the North. We are the world’s first climate change adaptation tool to integrate traditional knowledge of sea ice with advanced data acquisition and remote monitoring technology. Our system combines these approaches to provide invaluable, data-driven insights into sea-ice thickness and local ice conditions, in near real-time. Our tools offer information that support better decision-making across numerous industries. From mining, shipping and fisheries, to emergency response and national defense - SmartICE offers enhanced clarity for environmental monitoring and situational awareness in the north.SmartICE is designed to augment Inuit Knowledge with novel technology, positioning northern communities to better maintain traditional livelihoods and cultural practices in the wake of a changing climate and unprecedented sea-ice conditions.

Additional key products include:

  • Ice monitoring at a community level - safe travel data
  • Training

Additional core capabilities include:

  • Climate change adaptation
  • Remote sensing/ monitoring technology

Additional core activities include:

  • Climate change monitoring
  • Remote sensing / monitoring
  • Training