Accession Number:

AD0402916

Title:

STUDY OF OCEANOGRAPHIC CONDITIONS AS RELATED TO PROJECT POLYNYA

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE NSTL STATION MS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1961-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

70.0

Abstract:

The air. bubbling technique utilized by the Military Sea Transportation Service to prevent ice formation in North Star Bugt, Thule, Greenland is discussed. A proposed model of induced water circulation is presented. Physical processes impeding ice formation and growth in sea water are described. Oceanographic data collected in conjunction with the MSTS project are analyzed and presented in the appendixes.

Subject Categories:

  • Snow, Ice and Permafrost
  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE