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Citation:
Schwarz, HJ (1981): Sea ice physics from the southern Weddell Sea. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.755858,
Supplement to: Schwarz, Hans Joachim (1981): Sea Ice Investigation in the Weddell Sea. Polarforschung, 51(1), 21-37, hdl:10013/epic.29494.d001
Abstract:
During the German Antarctic Expedition 1979/80, the sea ice conditions in the Weddell Sea were studied along the ice shelf between Cape Fiske (root of the Antarctlc Peninsula) and Atka Bay. Most intensively was the sea ice investigated in an area about 100 km northwest of Berkner Island, where a suitable site for the German station was found. In addition to the drift conditions, ice thickness as weIl as temperature and salinity of the ice were measured and the mechanical properties established. Several ice cores were taken back to Germany, where the compressive strength was measured in respect to strain rate, salinity, depth and temperature.
Related to:
Kohnen, Heinz; et al (1980): Deutsche Antarktis Expedition Pre-Site-Survey 1979-80. Deutsche Offshore Gesellschaft, Hamburg (preliminary report), 119 pp, hdl:10013/epic.40189.d001 *
Coverage:
Median Latitude: -75.569861 * Median Longitude: -46.156361 * South-bound Latitude: -77.733333 * West-bound Longitude: -61.269667 * North-bound Latitude: -67.233333 * East-bound Longitude: -7.900000
Event(s):
DAE79/80_13 * * Latitude: -77.733333 * Longitude: -37.166667 * Date/Time: 1980-01-03T00:00:00 * Location: Weddell Sea, South/Filchner Ronne Ice Shelf * * Campaign: DAE1979/80 (Deutsche-Antarktis-Expedition pre-site-survey 1979/80) * * Basis: Polarsirkel * * Device: Ice station *
DAE79/80_14 * * Latitude: -77.633333 * Longitude: -41.566667 * Date/Time: 1980-01-04T00:00:00 * Location: Weddell Sea, South/Filchner Ronne Ice Shelf * * Campaign: DAE1979/80 (Deutsche-Antarktis-Expedition pre-site-survey 1979/80) * * Basis: Polarsirkel * * Device: Ice station *
DAE79/80_15 * * Latitude: -74.691667 * Longitude: -61.269667 * Date/Time: 1980-01-05T00:00:00 * Location: Weddell Sea, South/Filchner Ronne Ice Shelf * * Campaign: DAE1979/80 (Deutsche-Antarktis-Expedition pre-site-survey 1979/80) * * Basis: Polarsirkel * * Device: Ice station *
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