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Title: The growth, structure, and properties of sea ice
Authors: Weeks, W. F.
Ackley, Stephen F.
Keywords: Electrical properties
Sea ice
Structural properties
Mechanical properties
Thermal properties
Publisher: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: CRREL monograph ; 82-1.
Description: CRREL Monograph
Abstract: This monograph describes in some detail the current state of knowledge of the observed variations in the structural characteristics (grain size, crystal orientation, brine layer spacing) and composition (brine, gas and solid salts) of sea ice as well as the presumed causes of these variations. The importance of these variations in controlling the large observed changes in the mechanical, thermal and electrical properties of sea ice is also discussed.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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