Accession Number : ADA132012

Title :   Predicting Lake Ice Decay.

Descriptive Note : Special rept.,

Corporate Author : COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB HANOVER NH

Personal Author(s) : Ashton,George D

PDF Url : ADA132012

Report Date : Jun 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : A nine-year record of the lake ice decay pattern of Post Pond in Lyme, New Hampshire, is analyzed using a simple algorithm. Quite good correlations between decay rates and thawing degree-days are obtained using heat transfer coefficients on the order of 15-20 W/sq. m./deg C. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Ice, New Hampshire, Lakes, Ponds, Decay, Thawing, Seasonal variations, Mathematical prediction

Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
      Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE