Accession Number : AD0777952

Title :   Report of the International Ice Patrol Service in the North Atlantic Ocean (Season of 1963),

Corporate Author : COAST GUARD WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Corwin,Nathaniel ; Driggers,V. W. ; Franceschetti,Alfred P. ; Lenczyk,R. E. ; McGill,David A.

Report Date : 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 372

Abstract : The bulletin is No. 49 in the series of annual reports on the International Ice Patrol Service in the North Atlantic Ocean and covers the season of 1963. It is divided into two parts. The first is a report of the observation operations which extended from 7 March to 21 June 1963. 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 1963. The second part comprises a preliminary presentation of the oceanographic data collected during 1963. 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, Sea ice, Coast Guard, Patrol craft, Ocean currents, Tables(Data), Temperature, Salinity, Depth

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE