Accession Number : AD0864975

Title :   Report of the Arctic Ice Observing and Forecasting Program - 1968.

Descriptive Note : Special publication.

Corporate Author : NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE NSTL STATION MS

Report Date : OCT 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 108

Abstract : A summary of NAVOCEANO and NAVWEASERV ice operations during 1968 is presented. Operational aspects of obtaining and disseminating ice information and the ice forecasting and observing program are discussed. Ice charts including Danish data by 6-day periods depict observed synoptic ice conditions throughout the year. Locations of oceanographic stations occupied in the polar and subpolar regions are included. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ICE, ARCTIC REGIONS), PREDICTIONS, SEA ICE, AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE, ROUGHNESS, THICKNESS, MELTING, SURFACE PROPERTIES, MAPS, TABLES(DATA).

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE