Accession Number:

ADA125124

Title:

Annual Report Number 14.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

WASHINGTON UNIV SEATTLE DEPT OF ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1982-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

33.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE