Ridges of pack ice are formed by ice floes pressing against each other. Ridges of pack ice form the most difficult obstacle for wintertime shipping.
The results indicate that satellite pictures can be used to accurately evaluate the degree of ridge density.
Researcher Alexandru Gegiuc, tel. +358 50 372 7949, Alexandru.Gegiuc@fmi.fi
Researcher Markku Similä, tel. +358 50 412 5323, email@example.com
Gegiuc, A., Similä, M., Karvonen, J., Lensu, M., Mäkynen, M., and Vainio, J.: Estimation of degree of sea ice ridging based on dual-polarized C-band SAR data, The Cryosphere, 12, 343-364, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-343-2018, 2018.
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