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Title: The arctic environment and the arctic surface effect vehicle
Authors: Naval Ship Research and Development Center
United States. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Sterrett, K. F.
Keywords: Air cushion vehicles
Environmental impact
Ice Tundra
Arctic Ocean
Arctic regions
Ground effect machines
Pack ice
Cold regions
Surface effect vehicles
Publisher: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: CRREL report ; 76-1.
Description: CRREL Report
Note: This report was also published by the Naval Ship Research and Development Center as Chapter 2 of the Arctic Surface Effect Vehicle Program Technology Summary Document, Volume 2.
Abstract: This report summarizes the advances in understanding of the Arctic which have come about since the inception of the ARPA Arctic Surface Effect Vehicle Program in 1970, primarily as the result of CRREL's participation. Major efforts to increase knowledge of sea ice, terrestrial, and coastal topographic features are described. Special emphasis is placed upon the quantitative understanding of pressure ridging. Other areas of major interest are atmospheric characteristics and ecological effects. A list of publications generated is included.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
Appears in Collections:CRREL Report

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