Accession Number : AD0619981

Title :   THE INFLUENCE OF THE ARCTIC PACK ICE ON CLIMATE,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Fletcher,J. O.

Report Date : AUG 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : An assessment is made of each component of the heat budgets of the surface and of the earth--atmosphere system in the central Arctic, both for an ice-covered ocean and for an ice-free ocean. The annual patterns of atmospheric heat loss for both conditions are obtained as residuals; the relation of these patterns to general atmospheric circulation and glacier accumulation is discussed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CLIMATE, ARCTIC OCEAN), (*ICE ISLANDS, ARCTIC OCEAN), (*ARCTIC OCEAN, CLIMATE), HEAT TRANSFER, SURFACE TEMPERATURE, ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, MARINE GEOPHYSICS, ATMOSPHERIC MOTION, GLACIERS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE