Accession Number : AD0780855

Title :   International Ice Observation and Ice Patrol Service in the North Atlantic Ocean (Season of 1959).

Descriptive Note : Annual rept.,


Personal Author(s) : Budinger,T. F. ; Dinsmore,R. P. ; Morrill,P. A. ; Soule,Floyd M.

Report Date : 1960

Pagination or Media Count : 177

Abstract : The bulletin is No. 45 in the series of annual reports on the International Ice Observation and Ice Patrol Service, season of 1959. It is divided into three general parts. The first is a report of the patrol operations which extended from 5 March to 17 July 1959. Ship, aircraft and communications activities are described in detail and special sections deal with observed monthly ice conditions, experiments in iceberg demolition, a summary of ice conditions 1900-1959 and statistics on ice reports for 1959. The second part is a special report on a program of ice detection by radar conducted during the 1959 season. The final section comprises a preliminary presentation of the oceanographic data collected during 1959. (Modified author abstract)

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

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

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE