Ice Hazards
A small lead (or crack in the ice) has opened in the foreground. New leads, which form under wind stress when the ice diverges, were a constant threat to the camps. Camps often had to be relocated due to the sudden appearance of an ice lead through the middle of the camp (unless the crack appeared during summer and was simply a melt channel). Image credit: EWG.
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Filename:04_ice_hazards_03.jpg
Album name:windnagel / Arctic Climatology and Meteorolgy
Keywords:Arctic, arctic_ocean, drifting stations, melting, cracks, leads, buildings
Image Credit:Enivornmental Working Group
File Size:8004 Bytes
Date added:Feb 14, 2013
Dimensions:300 x 195 pixels
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URL:http://nsidc.org/gallery/coppermine/displayimage.php?pos=-1627
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