Accession Number : AD0780850

Title :   International Ice Observation and Ice Patrol Service in the North Atlantic Ocean (Season of 1953).

Descriptive Note : Annual rept.,


Personal Author(s) : Bush,A. J. ; Lenczyk,R. E. ; Murray,J. E. ; Soule,Floyd M.

Report Date : 1955

Pagination or Media Count : 164

Abstract : The bulletin is No. 39 in the series of annual reports on the International Ice Observation and Ice Patrol Service, season of 1953. It contains a report of the observation operations which extended from 6 March to 6 June 1953. Ship, aircraft and communications activities are described and special sections deal with observed monthly ice conditions and statistics on ice and sea temperature. Also included is a preliminary presentation of the oceanographic data collected during 1953, charts of dynamic topography of the sea surface (ocean current maps), tables of oceanographic data, and a brief discussion of the results of the season's oceanographic surveys.

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

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

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE