Accession Number : AD0780852

Title :   International Ice Observation and Ice Patrol Service in the North Atlantic Ocean (Season of 1955).

Descriptive Note : Annual rept.,


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

Report Date : 1956

Pagination or Media Count : 144

Abstract : The bulletin is No. 41 in the series of annual reports on the International Ice Observation and Ice Patrol Service, season of 1955. It contains a report of the observation operations which extended from 24 February to 15 July 1955. 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 1955, 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. (Author)

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