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Determining the influence of waves on the physical behaviour of the sea ice with mechanically generated waves
Entry ID: K131_2000_2002_NZ_1

Abstract: The interaction of the ocean wave field with the sea ice was investigated by creating a wave generating machine to generate waves which have clearly defined parameters such as amplitude and frequency. A block of ice was cut from the ice sheet and attached to a computer controlled hydraulic activator suspended from a steel frame. The movement of the block in and out of the water generates a ... View entire text
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  N: -77.68   S: -77.68   E: 166.46   W: 166.46
  N: -77.67   S: -77.67   E: 166.3   W: 166.3

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Start Date: 2000-08-21
Stop Date: 2000-11-14

Start Date: 2001-10-08
Stop Date: 2001-11-19
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Vaughan, G.L. Squire, V.A. 2006 Scattering of ice-coupled waves by variable sea-ice terrain. Annals of glaciology 44: 88-94 DOI: 10.3189/172756406781811718

Vaughan, G.L. Williams, T.D. Squire, V.A. 2007 Perfect transmission and asymptotic solutions for reflection of ice-coupled waves by inhomogeneities. Wave motion 44: 371-384 doi:10.1016/j.wavemoti.2007.01.001

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DIF Creation Date: 2009-02-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23