Accession Number : AD0777950

Title :   Report of the International Ice Patrol Service in the North Atlantic Ocean (Season of 1961),


Personal Author(s) : Bullard,R. P. ; Franceschetti,Alfred P. ; Morrill,P. A. ; O'Hagan,R. M. ; Soule,Floyd M.

Report Date : 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 102

Abstract : The bulletin is No. 47 in the series of annual reports on the International Ice Patrol Service in the North Atlantic Ocean and covers the season of 1961. It is divided into two parts. The first is a report of the observation operations which extended from 23 February to 28 June 1961. Ship, aircraft and communication activities are described and special sections deal with observed monthly ice conditions and statistics on ice and sea temperature reports for 1961. The second part comprises a preliminary presentation of the oceanographic data collected during 1961. Included are charts of dynamic topography of the sea surface (ocean current maps), tables of oceanographic data, and a brief discussion of the results of each of the seasons oceanographic surveys. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Ice reporting, *Oceanographic data, *North Atlantic Ocean, Aerial reconnaissance, Ice islands, Icebergs, Coast Guard, Patrol craft, Ocean currents, Sea ice, Tables(Data), Temperature, Salinity, Depth

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE