Accession Number : AD0781351

Title :   Techniques for Laying Instruments in Ice-Covered Waters,

Corporate Author : DEFENCE RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT OTTAWA (ONTARIO)

Personal Author(s) : Finlayson,D. J.

Report Date : 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : The note describes techniques for laying oceanographic and meteorological instruments at stations on both fast and drifting ice. These techniques were used very successfully by the Defence Research Board of Canada to gather data in an ice drift study in Robeson Channel during the 1972 season.

Descriptors :   *Sea ice, *Oceanographic equipment, *Meteorological instruments, Installation, Blast, Explosives, Mooring, Deployment, Drilling, Ice Islands, Arctic regions, Canada

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE