Item Type : Feature
Domain : WMO ICE
AlphaCode : ICEFRA
FeatureName: Ice Fracture
Alias : ICEFRA
CamelCase : Unspecified
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : An Ice Fracture describes any break or rupture through very close pack ice, compact ice, consolidated ice, fast ice or a single floe, resulting from deformation processes. Fractures may contain brash ice and/or be covered with nilas and/or young ice. Their lengths may vary from a few meters to many kilometers.
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Management Details
Proposal Type : Clarification
Submitting Organization : unknown
Proposed Change : Add the existing Code from the (superseded) corresponding ICE Catalogue concept.
Justification : Rationalize OEF content to leverage new Ice Catalogue register.
Proposed : 2004-10-31
Accepted : 1996-09-30
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Successor : ICEFRA
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