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Mathematical modelling of the optical behaviour sea ice in McMurdo Sound to determine the partitioning of radiant energy
Entry ID: K131_1998_1999_NZ_2

Abstract: Optical beam-spread profiles were measured on sea ice from McMurdo Sound, with a view to understanding the role of microstructure in the scattering of light in sea ice. These experiments were performed on 1.79 m thick undeformed, first-year sea ice located offshore of Cape Evans during the Austral Summer, October 1998. These measurements are one part of data collected in the Ross Sea region, with ... View entire text
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  N: -77.65   S: -77.65   E: 166.35   W: 166.35

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Start Date: 1998-10-21
Stop Date: 1998-10-28
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Quality All of the raw data is held with Professor Pat Langhorne at the University of Otago. All results are contained in the thesis.
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Bond, P.E. 2001. Optical propagation through sea-ice. PhD thesis, University of Otago, New Zealand.
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-03
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