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Title: Breakup of ice Meade River, Alaska
Authors: United States. Office of Naval Research.
United States. Arctic Research Laboratory.
Johnson, Philip L., 1931-
Kistner, Frank B.
Keywords: Ice
River ice
Ice breakup
Ice formation
Photographic analysis
Meade River, Alaska
Publisher: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Special report (Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)) ; 118.
Description: Special Report
Abstract: The climatic conditions and chronology of ice breakup on the Meade River, Alaska, in 1966 are reported and documented photographically. These observations and the interpretation of aerial photography suggest that ice damming, flooding, and dam release are the typical patterns of breakup that progress repetitiously downstream. The implications of ice breakup on plant succession on river bars and on channel erosion are discussed.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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