Sea Ice An Introduction to its Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geology

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ContributionsD. N. Thomas (Editor), G. S. Dieckmann (Editor)
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Number of Pages416
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Open LibraryOL7611646M
ISBN 100632058080
ISBN 109780632058082

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Published by the University of Alaska Press The book is based on several decades of research related to sea ice in the Arctic and its variability, sea ice process studies as well as implications of the sea ice variability on human activities.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 26 cm: Contents: Overview of sea ice growth and properties / Chris Petrich & Hajo Eicken --Sea ice thickness distribution / Christian Haas --Snow in the sea-ice system: friend or foe?/ Matthew Sturm & Robert A.

Massom --Sea ice and sunlight / Donald K. Perovich --The sea ice-ocean. Pack ice is old sea-ice, frozen sea water that is a year old or more, it froze and formed elsewhere during the winter, later on breaking up and floating off with the winds and currents.

Pack ice is heavy stuff and when it arrives somewhere it has the effect of damping down the ocean swell, that continuous rise and fall of the sea even Sea Ice book there.

Sea ice arises as seawater freezes. Because ice is less dense than water, it floats on the ocean's surface (as does fresh water ice, which has an even lower density).

Sea ice covers about 7% of the Earth's surface and about 12% of the world's oceans. Much of the world's sea ice is enclosed within the polar ice packs in the Earth's polar regions: the Arctic ice pack of the Arctic Ocean and the.

This book provides in-depth information about the sea ice in the Arctic at scales from paleoenvironmental variability to more contemporary changes during the past and present centuries. The book. This book provides an advanced introduction to the science behind automated prediction systems, focusing on sea ice analysis and forecasting.

Starting from basic principles, fundamental concepts in sea ice physics, remote sensing, numerical methods, and statistics are explained at an accessible level. The author presents in The Drift of Sea Ice the fundamental laws of sea ice drift which come from the material properties of sea ice and the basic laws of mechanics.

The resulting system of equations. This book is composed of eight chapters, and begins with an introduction and in the fundamental aspects of ice, including pure water freezing, circulation, occurrence, classification, and importance of ice. The subsequent chapters describe the properties, structure, freezing, and composition of sea ice and ice drift.

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Inthe area of Arctic sea ice at the end of the summer melting season reached a low of million. As much as one-tenth of the world’s oceans are covered with sea ice, or frozen ocean water, at some point during the annual cycle. Sea ice thus plays an important, often defining, role in the natural environment and the global climate system.

This book is a global look at the changes in sea ice and the tools and techniques used to measure and record those changes.

The first comprehensive. The longer the sea ice is gone from the productive zone the tougher it is on the bears,” said Polar Bears International’s Steven Amstrup.

Inthe group reported that the polar bear. About this book. Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Antarctic Research Series, Volume In a Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research report that reviewed polar contrasts in sea ice, Lyn Lewis and Willy Weeks made the following observation: "People who study sea ice in the Arctic Basin are commonly asked if they.

The preliminary Japanese figures for Arctic sea ice extent are in for 2 August, and it is clear that the trend towards a slower melt are continuing.

I can do some "back of the envelope" calculations ASSUMING THIS TREND CONTINUES FOR THE REST OF THE MELT SEASON. The rate of loss of ice, daily, for the next 5 days in was just oversq.

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