Accession Number : AD0720142

Title :   The Use of Aviation in Oceanographic Research in the Arctic (Primenenie Aviatsii v Okeanograficheskikh Issledovaniya V Arktike),

Corporate Author : NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Laktionov,A. F. ; Shamontev,V. A.

Report Date : 1959

Pagination or Media Count : 29

Abstract : Application of aircraft in ice reconnaissance, in setting up drifting research stations on ice, and in aiding polar navigation is reviewed, disclosing the progress, the trends and future prospects in mastering the Arctic Ocean. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SEA ICE, AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE), (*ARCTIC OCEAN, NAVIGATION), DRIFT, WEATHER FORECASTING, ICE ISLANDS, OCEANOGRAPHIC DATA, WATER TRAFFIC, THICKNESS, MELTING, POLAR REGIONS, USSR

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE