Annual Report Number 14.
WASHINGTON UNIV SEATTLE DEPT OF ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES
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The project is focused on problems related to the summer decay and retreat of a sea ice cover. Research topics include 1 interaction of shortwave radiation with the ice and upper ocean, 2 lateral melting and erosion in leads, 3 floe size distribution, 4 optical properties of ice and snow, and 5 ice growth in large leads and polynyhas. Field work was carried out near Prince Patrick Island in the Canadian Arctic and over the ice pack in the Bering Sea.
- Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
- Snow, Ice and Permafrost