Accession Number : AD0786638

Title :   Applicability of ERTS to Antarctic Iceberg Resources,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Hult,John L. ; Ostrander,Neill C.

Report Date : DEC 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 27

Abstract : This investigation explores the applicability of ERTS to (a) determine the Antarctic sea-ice and environmental behavior that may influenc the harvesting of icebergs, and (b) monitor iceberg locations, characteristics, and evolution. Imagery sampling in the western Antarctic between the Peninsula and the Ross Sea is used in the analysis. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Antarctic regions, *Ice reporting, *Icebergs, Sea ice, Evolution(General), Recovery, Monitoring

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

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE