Taking Scientific Measurements
A ruler measures the ice freeboard, or the height of the ice above the water. Ice draft, on the other hand, is the depth of the ice below the surface of the water. Notice the elongated crystals. Image credit: EWG.
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Album name:windnagel / Arctic Climatology and Meteorolgy
Keywords:Arctic, arctic_ocean, drifting stations, instruments, ruler, freeboard, ice crystals
Image Credit:Environmental Working Group
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Date added:Feb 14, 2013
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