Accession Number : AD0737410

Title :   Report of the Antarctic Ice Observing and Forecasting Program - 1969.

Descriptive Note : Special pub. Nov 69-Mar 70,

Corporate Author : NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Perchal,Rudolph J.

Report Date : OCT 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 123

Abstract : The sea ice program conducted by the U. S. Naval Oceanographic Office principally in support of DEEP FREEZE 70 antarctic operations is presented. Methods of data collection and dissemination, ice forecasting, ice advisories and allied ice projects are discussed. Ice conditions observed by aerial reconnaissance in the Ross Sea and McMurdo Sound from November 1969 to February 1970 are summarized. Ice conditions interpreted from satellite data generally by 1- to 4-day periods are also presented. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SEA ICE, *ARCTIC REGIONS), (*WEATHER FORECASTING, SEA ICE), AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE, ICE ISLANDS, FREEZING, MELTING, THICKNESS, METEOROLOGICAL PHENOMENA, CRACKS, FLIGHT PATHS, METEOROLOGICAL SATELLITES, ARCTIC OCEAN, TABLES(DATA)

Subject Categories : Meteorology
      Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE