ice concentration

ice concentration

[′īs ‚käns·ən′trā·shən]
(oceanography)
In sea ice reporting, the ratio of the areal extent of ice present and the total areal extent of ice and water. Also known as ice cover.
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Especially pressure build up, mass throughput and the dry ice concentration itself have a high impact on the process.
This web-based tool allows users to view and download sea ice concentration data from 1850 to the present.
Under "normal" conditions, Adelie penguins were most successful at finding food at relatively low sea ice concentrations and should be able to cope with future reduction in summer sea ice concentration.
ice concentration of variable thickness categories, redistribution of ice categories due to deformations, thermodynamics of sea ice, horizontal components of ice velocity and internal stress of the ice pack.
Orbital neutron measurements also indicate elevated levels of nearasurface hydrogen in the polar regions; in the form of water, this hydrogen would represent an average ice concentration of about 1.
The majority of whale sightings (both minkes and, to a lesser extent, killer whales) were made in areas with 20 per cent sea ice concentration.
The Global Ice Center has been collecting and monitoring global sea ice data, including ice concentration, ice thickness and ice drift, since its opening in July 2008, in order to provide unified global sea ice information to shipping companies.
The solution, having a high ice concentration, was successfully delivered through a catheter.
NASA scientists derive 2012 sea ice concentration data from microwave instruments aboard Defense Meteorological Satellite Program satellites.
Global Ice Concentrations: Global ice concentration imagery is available to help ships make the safest voyage possible.
They ran one experiment that assumed seasonally varying Arctic sea ice and utilized sea ice concentration data collected between 1979 and 2010.