river ice

river ice

[′riv·ər ‚īs]
(hydrology)
Any ice formed in or carried by a river.
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The air was cold; the sky was filled with hurrying clouds, whose large, white flakes drifted one upon another like the breaking up of river ice after the winter.
Last water, snow in the air, snow on the ground, ice on the lake, on the river ice in the eddies.
The company concluded that a large pan of river ice struck the northern Cook Inlet platform, causing about three gallons of natural gas condensates that had gathered in a gas flare fuel line to spill over into the water, Wilkins said.
Crowley's fleet battles tides, sea and river ice, and dangerous weather conditions as it moves fuel from Bristol Bay to Kaktovik on the coast and from Emmonak to Fort Yukon on the Yukon River.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- The Russian military on Monday dispatched Sukhoi Su-34 fighter-bombers to strike river ice blockages in Vologa and Arkhangelsk regions, authorities said.
He waited for dark and began walking across the river ice through a biting wind and accompanied by the sounds of cracking and shifting ice below him.
Lake and river ice are relatively transparent to UV radiation because the organic matter that prevents UV rays from penetrating is largely excluded during the freeze-up process* In clear Antarctic lakes, UV light has been shown to penetrate ice thicknesses of over 3 meters (about 10 feet).
Other topics include a model of river ice collisions with flexible high piers, the calculation of crude oil pipeline restart pressure, optimization of plate-shell structures, measures to control the temperature of concrete cracks in foundations, and the relationship between optical density and color ink film thickness in offset overprint trapping.
Subsistence activities related to hunting, trapping, woodcutting, and traveling to other communities or to the road system typically entail travel on some sections of river ice.
But the race now will be run on about 600 miles of river ice, and that can create a whole new set of obstacles.
Unfortunately for the plotters, the river ice prevented the body's disposal, and it was later recovered.
15 ( ANI ): A hotel in Jukkasjarvi has been built with the help of 2,000 tons of river ice and 3,000 tons of "snice" - a combination of ice and snow used to stop the structure from collapsing.