ice layer

ice layer

[′īs ‚lā·ər]
(hydrology)
An ice crust covered with new snow; when exposed at a glacier front or in crevasses, the ice layers viewed in cross section are termed ice bands.
References in periodicals archive ?
a) Sanding: evenly spreading mineral materials to create a rough surface of the snow or ice layer. Charging will be from a warehouse or pre-arranged landfills.
To get a more accurate picture of oil under the ice layer, several companies are working on detection systems based on nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR).
"The temperature gradients in the granular ice layer, caused by solar radiation, also play an important role in the onset of the saltation process.
Farag and Huang recommend utilizing the solid modeling method as "the thickness of [the] ice layer and windshield thickness is small compared to the overall passenger compartment and defroster nozzle" [5].
To craft the ice, technicians make one spray of water to create an ice layer 2 millimeters thick.
The man's friends quickly break the ice layer and rescue the trapped man gasping for breath, according to NDTV .
Though the ice layer was not thick still it was very difficult to row the shikara.
Recent observations by MRO's ground-penetrating Shallow Radar instrument revealed a buried ice layer that covers more ground than the state of New Mexico.
On 8 and 9 November, heavy rain fell on the snow-covered ground and led to the formation of a solid ice layer over large parts of the tundra.
Measurements of the shape of this feature tell scientists that Charon's water ice layer may have been at least partially liquid in its early history, and has since refrozen.
They stayed on my shoes during the several shoveling expeditions, even after the snow had melted just a little and more snow on top caused an ice layer underneath.