Accession Number : AD0774505

Title :   Report of the International Ice Patrol Service in the North Atlantic Ocean - Season of 1968,


Personal Author(s) : Murray,J. E.

Report Date : 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 108

Abstract : The bulletin is No. 54 in a series of annual reports on the International Ice Observation and Ice Patrol Services. The authority for the mission, forces assigned, and method of operation of the International Ice Patrol during the 1968 season are described. Aerial ice observations and communication statistics are presented. All ships reporting ice and weather to the International Ice Patrol in 1968 are tabulated. Figures illustrating ice conditions for the Grand Banks are included. The number of icebergs sighted and the duration and extension of the pack ice to the south and east of Newfoundland are discussed. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Ice reporting, *North Atlantic Ocean, *Sea ice, Oceanographic data, Aerial reconnaissance, Icebergs, Pack ice, Statistical data, Thickness, Ice, Weather forecasting, Communication and radio systems, Newfoundland(Province)

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

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE