newly formed ice

newly formed ice

[′nü·lē ‚fȯrmd ′īs]
(hydrology)
Ice in the first stage of formation and development. Also known as fresh ice.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Pneumatic 'boots' inflate on wings to crack and remove newly formed ice layers, engine air is redirected under leading edges--and, of course, planes are sprayed with unpleasant chemicals.
You must be aware when ice is potentially unsafe, especially newly formed ice, and ice that has been subjected to above freezing temperatures for a few days.
"Into the valley of Death rode the 600," he yells, standing tall in the back of the boat, motor cranked, his black Lab Ekho at his side and a layer of newly formed ice stretching from his knees to his eyebrows.
During the first half of the voyage, between the Barents Sea and the Kara Sea, there was little ice in the waters, but during the second half of the passage, from the Vilkitski Strait to the Bering Strait, the LNG carrier was headed through newly formed ice with thickness reaching 30 centimeters.
Through their model, the researchers identified an interaction between sea ice and ocean currents that are important for determining what's called "sea ice extent" - where, in winter, winds and ocean currents push newly formed ice into warmer waters, growing the ice sheet.
Newly formed ice is then swept toward the south by currents and prevailing winds (Nutt, 1969).
The winds then blow the newly formed ice away, leaving open patches of cold water to create more ice.
One of them had ventured onto some very thin, newly formed ice. As a result of this error in judgment, he, his dogs, and his sled had fallen into the water.
Newly formed ice pellets become heavy as they collect freezing water droplets.
In the dark, the calm, flat lake didn't look promising, and listening to the rock I threw go pinging across the newly formed ice confirmed our suspicions--time wasn't on our side.