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Principal Uses of Remote Sensing in Sea Ice Field Research

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Massom, RA, Principal Uses of Remote Sensing in Sea Ice Field Research, Field Techniques for Sea Ice Research, University of Alaska Press, H Eicken, R Gradinger, M Salganek, K Shirasawa, D Perovich, M Lepparanta (ed), Fairbanks, USA, pp. 405-466. ISBN 9781602231078 (2009) [Other Book Chapter]


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Abstract

As much as one-tenth of the world’s oceans are covered with sea ice, or frozen ocean water, at some point during the annual cycle. Sea ice thus plays an important, often defining, role in the natural environment and the global climate system. This book is a global look at the changes in sea ice and the tools and techniques used to measure and record those changes. The first comprehensive research done on sea-ice field techniques, this volume will be indispensable for the study of northern sea ice and a must-have for scientists in the field of climate change research.

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Item Type:Other Book Chapter
Keywords:sea ice, remote sensing
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
Research Field:Glaciology
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences
UTAS Author:Massom, RA (Dr Robert Massom)
ID Code:129167
Year Published:2009
Deposited By:CRC-Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems
Deposited On:2018-11-13
Last Modified:2018-11-20
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