Accession Number:

ADA625938

Title:

On the Flow and Fracture of Sea Ice: The Transition from an Anisotropic Continuum to a Granular Medium

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept.

Corporate Author:

DARTMOUTH COLL HANOVER NH THAYER SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2001-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

The long-term goals of this research are i to better understand the mechanisms underlying the inelastic deformation of sea ice, with the aim of improving sea ice models, and ii to understand the deformation of sea ice within the larger context of the flow and fracture of brittle materials in general.

Subject Categories:

  • Snow, Ice and Permafrost
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE