Accession Number : AD0477715


Title :   US-IGY DRIFTING STATION ALPHA ARCTIC OCEAN 1957-1958


Descriptive Note : Report for 1 Jun 1957-7 Nov 1958


Corporate Author : AIR FORCE CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LABS HANSCOM AFB MA


Personal Author(s) : Cabaniss, G H ; Hunkins, K L ; Untersteiner, N


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/477715.pdf


Report Date : Nov 1965


Pagination or Media Count : 301


Abstract : Contents: The Equilibrium Drift of Ice Station Alpha; The Roughness Parameters of Sea Ice; On the Mass and Heat Budget of Arctic Sea Ice; Heat Balance at the Surface of the Arctic Ocean; Remarks on the Cooling Power in Polar Regions; Seismic Studies of Sea Ice; Pack-Ice Studies in the Arctic Ocean; The Deuterium Content in Arctic Sea Ice; Waves on the Arctic Ocean; Seismic Studies of the Arctic Ocean Floor; Some Features of Arctic Deep-Sea Sedimentation; Dredged Gravels from the Central Arctic Ocean; Biological and Geological Observations on the First Photographs of the Arctic Ocean Deep-Sea Floor; Some Biological Oceanographic Observations in the Central North Polar Sea, Drift Station Alpha, 1957-1958; Some Remarks on Arctic Ocean Plankton, Arctic Archibenthal and Abyssal Mollusks from Drifting Station Alpha; Zooplankton Collections from the High Polar Basin with Special Reference to the Copepoda; Ice Drift in the Arctic Ocean; Preliminary Results of Thermal Budget Studies on Arctic Pack Ice During Summer and Autumn; The Trachymedusa, Botrynema Ellinorae, an Indicator Plankton of Arctic Water; Primary Production in the Central North Polar Sea; Drifting Station Alpha, 1957-1958; The Ice Floes of Station Alpha.


Descriptors :   *ICE ISLANDS , *ARCTIC OCEAN , REPORTS , GEOLOGY , ICE , PHYSICS , METEOROLOGY , MARINE BIOLOGY , GEOPHYSICS , ARCTIC REGIONS , OCEANOGRAPHY , PLANKTON , SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH , UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT , AIR FORCE RESEARCH


Subject Categories : Meteorology
      Biological Oceanography
      Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy
      Snow, Ice and Permafrost


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE