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dc.contributorUnited States. Office of Naval Research.-
dc.contributorUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.-
dc.contributor.authorHibler, William D.-
dc.descriptionCRREL Monograph-
dc.descriptionAbstract: This monograph reviews essential aspects of sea ice dynamics on the geophysical scale and discusses the role of ice dynamics in air-sea-ice interaction. The review is divided into the following components: a) a discussion of the momentum balance describing ice drift, b) an examination of the nature of sea ice rheology on the geophysical scale, c) an analysis of the relationship between ice strength and ice thickness characteristics, and d) a discussion of the role of ice dynamics in the atmosphere-ice-ocean system. Because of the unique, highly nonlinear nature of sea-ice interaction, special attention is given to the ramifications of ice interaction on sea ice motion and deformation. These ramifications are illustrated both by analytic solution and by numerical model results. In addition, the role of ice dynamics in the atmosphere-ice ocean system is discussed in light of numerical modeling experiments, including a fully coupled ice-ocean model of the Arctic-Greenland-Norwegian seas.-
dc.publisherCold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)-
dc.publisherEngineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)-
dc.relation.ispartofseriesCRREL monograph ; 84-3.-
dc.rightsApproved for public release; distribution is unlimited.-
dc.sourceThis Digital Resource was created from scans of the Print Resource-
dc.subjectArctic Ocean-
dc.subjectCold regions-
dc.subjectIce mechanics-
dc.subjectNonlinear mechanics-
dc.subjectPolar regions-
dc.subjectPressure ridges-
dc.subjectSea ice-
dc.titleIce dynamics-
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