The Drift of Sea Ice (Hardcover)

By Matti Lepparanta

Springer, 9783540408819, 266pp.

Publication Date: December 1, 2004

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This book presents the fundamental laws of sea ice drift, as derived from the material properties of sea ice, the basic laws of mechanics, and the latest modeling techniques. Topics covered include the science of sea ice drift, forecasting velocity based on volume, size and shape, sea ice ridging and remote sensing, modelling of ice conditions, and the role of sea ice drift in oceanography, marine ecology and engineering.