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Ice Stress [Richter-Menge J., B. Elder, K. Claffey]

Summary

A governing factor in the exchange of energy between the atmosphere, sea ice cover, and ocean is the thickness distribution of the ice cover. A complex series of dynamic and thermodynamic processes defines the thickness distribution. Key to the dynamic processes is the mechanical behavior of the ice cover, which described the relationship between stress and deformation. For additional documentation, start with the stress.htm file contained in the zip file html-metadata.zip.

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  • 1.0 (2007-11-02)
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Language English
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  • climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1997-10-02 00:00:00
End datetime 1998-09-15 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 80.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 70.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -170.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -130.00

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EOL Data Support <eol-datahelp@ucar.edu>

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Citation

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Richter-Menge, J., Elder, B., Claffey, K. 2007. Ice Stress. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6902243. Accessed 07 Aug 2020.

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