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Experiments to determine the extent to which the behaviour of individual faults alters the properties of the sea ice sheet as a whole
Entry ID: K131_1998_2001_NZ_1

Abstract: Sea ice beams were cut using a technique already developed to stress sea ice to fracture. Twenty two beams were cut in total. Mechanical measurements and characterisation of the resulting cracks was completed both before and after refreezing by using brine volume, thermal and optical measurements. The processes of stressing the ice to the point of fracture was monitored using acoustic emission ... View entire text
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  N: -77.64   S: -77.64   E: 166.39   W: 166.39
  N: -77.68   S: -77.68   E: 166.45   W: 166.45
  N: -77.68   S: -77.68   E: 166.46   W: 166.46

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Start Date: 1998-10-19
Stop Date: 1998-10-30
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Bond, P.E. Optical propagation through sea-ice. Ph.D., University of Otago : . 2001.

Gribble, M.A. Langhorne, P.J. The influence of microstructure on the fatigue response of saline ice. in: Ice in surface waters: proceedings of the International Association for Hydraulic Research 14th International Symposium on Ice, Potsdam, New York, July 27-31, 1998. Rotterdam: Balkema Press. 1999. pp.863-868
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