Accession Number : AD0850615

Title :   Report of the Antarctic Ice Observing and Forecasting Program - 1967.

Descriptive Note : Special pub. Oct 67-Jan 68,

Corporate Author : NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE NSTL STATION MS

Personal Author(s) : Perchal, R. J.

Report Date : JAN 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 41

Abstract : The sea ice program conducted by the Oceanographic Office principally in support of DEEP FREEZE 68 antarctic operations is presented in this report. Methods of data collection and dissemination, ice forecasting, and allied ice projects are discussed. A summary of ice conditions in the Ross Sea and McMurdo Sound is given graphically by 6-day periods from October 1967 to February 1968. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SEA ICE, ANTARCTIC REGIONS), PREDICTIONS, FREEZING, OCEANOGRAPHIC DATA, MARINE TRANSPORTATION, PERIODIC VARIATIONS, MELTING, ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, SEA WATER, ICEBREAKERS, POLAR REGIONS, DATA PROCESSING.

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE