Accession Number : AD0851691

Title :   Birds Eye 4-66, 16-29 June 1966.

Descriptive Note : Informal manuscript,

Corporate Author : NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE NSTL STATION MS

Personal Author(s) : Robertson, J. J.

Report Date : AUG 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 104

Abstract : Data collected by ice observers during Naval Oceanographic Office polar research flights known as BIRDS EYE missions are contained in this report covering the fourth mission of 1966. The ice data include distribution, stages of development, topography, types of water openings, and ice boundaries. Ridge counts provide geographic distribution, number, and height of topographic features. Water opening data present the number, width, and orientation of water openings. The overall effectiveness of the mission is included as an evaluation table. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SEA ICE, ARCTIC REGIONS), (*AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE, ICE), DISTRIBUTION, SEA WATER, OBSERVATION AIRCRAFT, NAVAL AIRCRAFT, RADAR EQUIPMENT, FLIGHT PATHS, ALASKA, ARCTIC OCEAN, POLAR REGIONS, WEATHER, VISIBILITY, CLOUDS.

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE