Accession Number : AD0612495

Title :   DATA ON ICE CONDITIONS IN THE SEAS OF THE USSR: SEA OF AZOV AND BLACK SEA.

Corporate Author : NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE WASHINGTON D C

Report Date : 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 64

Abstract : The ice conditions in the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea for the following winters are discussed and tabulated: 1924/25, 1925/26, 1926/27, 1927/28, 1928/29, 1929/30, 1930/31 and 1931/32. The observations on which the data are based cover the more important coastal points and areas, such as ports, harbors, channels, shallows, capes, lighthouses, and water lanes, including open areas of the seas. The papers list the dates of ice appearance and disappearance, of freeze-ups in the autumn and breakup in the spring, including intermediate freeze-ups and breakups. Also the type if ice, its thickness in cm, and concentration is indicated. The data are based mainly on observations conducted from aboard ships and coastal stations, but in certain cases also aerial observations are used. More detailed information is given about ice conditions during the extremely cold winter of 1928/29 and the subsequent winters. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*USSR, OCEANOGRAPHIC DATA), (*BLACK SEA, ICE), (*ICE, BLACK SEA), THICKNESS, HARBORS, LIGHTHOUSES, COASTAL REGIONS, OCEANOGRAPHY, OCEANS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE