Accession Number : AD0877739

Title :   Report of the Arctic Ice Observing and Forecasting Program - 1969.

Descriptive Note : Special publication.

Corporate Author : NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE NSTL STATION MS

Report Date : AUG 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 180

Abstract : The report contains a summary of Naval Oceanographic Office and Naval Weather Service ice operations during 1969. It describes operational aspects of obtaining and disseminating ice information and the ice forecasting and observing program. Ice charts are provided covering 6-day periods include Danish and satellite data and depicting observed synoptic ice conditions. Locations of oceanographic stations occupied in the polar and subpolar regions are included. (Author)

Descriptors :   *ARCTIC REGIONS), (*SEA ICE, (*AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE, SEA ICE), PREDICTIONS, ROUGHNESS, THICKNESS, MELTING, SURFACE PROPERTIES, METEOROLOGICAL SATELLITES, AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS, OBSERVATION AIRCRAFT, PATROL AIRCRAFT, ICEBREAKERS, MAPS.

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE