river ice

river ice

[′riv·ər ‚īs]
(hydrology)
Any ice formed in or carried by a river.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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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.
In some areas, river ice jams are exacerbating the flooding.
Teague Widmier, who leads the Alaska State Troopers unit in Bethel, said authorities have urged people to stay off the increasingly weak river ice.
Apart from the sections on river ice and sea ice, the mechanical aspect of erosion is underrepresented.
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).**