Study of Marine Icing

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleContractor Report
SubjectRIGICE; marine icing
AbstractThis report is a summary of progress to April, 1999 made on modelling and field measurement of marine icing of offshore platforms. Icing predictions are made using the model RIGICE and several modifications to the model which improve the underlying physics of the phenomenon are summarized in Sec. 2. RIGICE is used to investigate the icing climatology of the East Coast of Canada using meteorological data collected onboard the Rowan-Gorilla III platform. Field data obtained since its installation in November, 1998 are not included in this report but will be part of a final report, however, a detailed description of the sensor design and calibration technique are described in Sec. 4.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Institute for Marine Dynamics
PlaceSt. John's, NL
AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number5906
NPARC number8895538
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Record identifier0ec37cfd-d01a-468c-b2aa-1817a6782845
Record created2009-04-22
Record modified2016-10-03
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