Accession Number:

ADA256301

Title:

Glacier, River and Sea Ice Blister Observations

Descriptive Note:

Special rept.

Corporate Author:

COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB HANOVER NH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

Ice blister observations made by the author in Greenland, Alaska and Antarctica are discussed. Ice blisters up to 3 m high and tens of meters long were observed on rivers and glaciers as well as on a subsurface glacial pool. Ice blisters observed by other investigators are also discussed, as is ice blister morphology solid, hollow or water-filled, the processes associated with their formation and their potential as a resource for potable water. Freshwater ice, Ice blisters, River ice, Glacier ice, Ice mounds, Water supply.

Subject Categories:

  • Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE