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Strain meter measurements on an actively breaking ice edge to investigate sea wave/ice interactions and the break up processes of sea ice
Entry ID: K131_1994_1998_NZ_3

Abstract: The interaction between the ocean wave field and the sea ice in the marginal fast ice zone was measured by first designing and testing a prototype strain meter especially designed for operation near the ice edge and then deploying it. The strain meter was installed on sea ice near Scott Base and vehicles were used to generate strains and deflections in the ice. In the following season an array of ... View entire text
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  N: -77.63   S: -77.63   E: 166.33   W: 166.33
  N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.75   W: 166.75

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Start Date: 1994-12-07
Stop Date: 1994-12-18
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Meylan, M.H. Squire, V.A. Fox, C. Toward realism in modelling ocean wave behaviour in marginal ice zones. Journal of geophysical research 102(C10): 22,981-22,991, 1997.
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-02-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24