Accession Number : AD0673467

Title :   ICE COVER ON THE ARCTIC OCEAN AND A METHODOLOGY FOR CALCULATING CERTAIN ICE PHENOMENA (LEDYANOI POKROV SEVERNOGO LEDOVITOGO OKEANA I METODIKA RASCHETA NEKOTORYKH LEDOVYKH YAVLENII).

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Report Date : 09 JUL 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 196

Abstract : Contents: Principles of a method for computing ice redistribution in Arctic Seas under influence of the wind during the navigation season; Results from expeditionary investigations of the drift and dynamics of the ice cover in the Arctic Basin in the spring of 1961; Effect of meteorological factors on times of ice formation; Changes in the ice content of the Laptev Sea in relation to pressure field variations in the Arctic; An approximate method for computing the time of onset of movement of icebreakers in pack ice by the impact method; Solar radiation absorption by sea ice; Accuracy in aerial observations and mapping of sea ice; Study of instability in heliogeophysical relationships; Some characteristics of heat accumulation and expenditure in the southwestern part of the Kara Sea; Dynamics of the ice cover and changes in its continuity.

Descriptors :   (*ICE, ARCTIC OCEAN), DRIFT, SEA WATER, ABSORPTION, SOLAR RADIATION, HEAT, ICEBREAKERS, WIND, PREDICTIONS, WEATHER FORECASTING, DISTRIBUTION, INTERACTIONS, OCEAN CURRENTS, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, BAROMETRIC PRESSURE, IMPACT, USSR

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE