University of Colorado: 1971 Summer Field Season in East Baffin Island
Keywords:Icebreaking, Ice pressure, Ice-structure interaction, Louis S. St. Laurent (Ship), Manhattan (Ship), Marine transportation, Pressure ridges, Sea ice, Winds, Baffin Bay-Davis Strait
AbstractResearch was continued by University of Colorado faculty and graduate students in the area of Cumberland Peninsula. Baffin Island, Northwest Territories. The work was divided into four main phases: 1) studies on the glacial chronology of the Penny Ice Cap and local mountain ice caps; 2) the mass balance of the Boas Glacier; 3) air-sea interactions using ground stations, instrumented aircraft and satellite data; and 4) evaluation of climatic trends. ...