Accession Number:

ADA209131

Title:

An Investigation of Frazil and Anchor Ice and Their Role in Ice Cover Development

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 15 Oct 1985-14 Mar 1989

Corporate Author:

ALASKA UNIV FAIRBANKS GEOPHYSICAL INST

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

The primary objective of this research has been to develop a basic scientific understanding of frazil and anchor ice including their formation nucleation or sources, growth, characteristics, and evolution and to assess the roles that they play in the development of the ice cover during freeze-up particularly in edge ice formation, floe development, and ice cover formation. The report contains the results of the above studies. Keywords Frazil ice Anchor ice Ice cover Ice Freeze-up Ice formation Alaska.

Subject Categories:

  • Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE