heavy ice

heavy ice

[′hev·ē ′īs]
(oceanography)
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Comparison of selection ratios among species in the northern Chukchi Sea suggests that gray and bowhead whale habitats may overlap somewhat, in shelf/trough areas in heavy ice years and in coastal/shoal habitat in years of light ice cover (Table 5).
In many places, the continuous ice rain and low temperatures created extremely heavy ice sheets that compromised or collapsed roofs.
A video shared by the source also showed the heavy ice blocks hitting the ground with considerable force, driving people to take shelter.
Heavy ice crusts following rain are said to be having "long-term and serious" effects on about 6,000 Yamal Nenets, among the last truly nomadic reindeer herders in the Arctic.
Whether that means we need one or two or four or 12 heavy ice breakers I'll leave that to the experts.
Contracted by Cammell Laird shipyard, Tees Components will design, manufacture, build and commission four 60-T3S-QR models of its 360deg azimuth thrusters, which will enable the polar research vessel to manoeuvre and position accurately even in heavy ice water conditions.
That's because the heavy ice building up on the edge can pull gutters away from the roofline.
The CBC identified the potential for problems in heavy ice conditions," Irving also noted.
Roads are turned into ice rinks and heavy ice weighs down trees and powerlines.
The pictures were taken by photographer Reg Stone, from Skelmanthorpe, who died in 2011, and show the former mast in pieces strewn over surrounding fields after it collapsed under the weight of heavy ice on March 19, 1969.
Locked out of available food by heavy ice cover, some reports claimed tens of thousands of ducks perished.