Accession Number : AD0707529

Title :   EASTERN ARCTIC ICE SEASONAL OUTLOOK 1970.

Descriptive Note : Special publication.

Corporate Author : NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE WASHINGTON D C

Report Date : 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : Forecast trends for five major eastern Arctic ports resupplied by the Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS) are listed in table 1. The normal escorted and unescorted entry date for each port is shown with the predicted trend. In addition, a written and graphic description of expected ice conditions is presented for Baffin Bay, Davis Strait, and the Labrador and east Greenland coasts between mid-May and mid-August. Monthly prognostic ice charts for this period include envelopes showing the maximum and minimum pack edges for each month. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MARINE TRANSPORTATION, ARCTIC REGIONS), (*WEATHER FORECASTING, SEA ICE), AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE, THICKNESS, MELTING, FREEZING, SURFACE TEMPERATURE, CARGO, BAFFIN ISLAND, NEWFOUNDLAND(PROVINCE), GREENLAND

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost
      Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE