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EARTH SCIENCE > CRYOSPHERE > SEA ICE > ICE DEPTH/THICKNESS
Definition:
Ice depth or thickness refers to the extent of the ice below the surface of
the water. The term is also used in river and lake ice studies. Remote
sensing techniques (particularly radar and microwave) have been used to
estimate ice thickness as have recently declassified submarine
measurements of polar ice thickness.  
Reference:
Hall, D.K. and J. Martinec. 1985. Remote Sensing of Ice and Snow, Chapman and
Hall. London.
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