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Annals of Glaciology
Volume 1

Proceedings of the Conference on Use of Icebergs: scientific and practical feasibility

held in Cambridge, U.K.,
1-3 April 1980
Cover: Annals Vol. 1

Editor: C.W.M. Swithinbank

Contents

3
Opening address
Prince Mohammed al Faisal al Saud

5-10
Iceberg water: an assessment
W.F. Weeks

11-18
Physical characteristics and life expectancy of tabular Antarctic icebergs
Olav Orheim

19-22
Measurements of the radiation temperature of Antarctic icebergs and the surrounding surface water
A. Foldvik, T. Gammelsrød and Y. Gjessing

23-27
The flexural response of a tabular ice island to ocean swell
D.J. Goodman, P. Wadhams and V.A. Squire

29-30
Measurements of oscillations and flexure of icebergs
A. Foldvik, T. Gammelsrød and Y. Gjessing

31-36
Studies of icebergs, ice fronts and ice walls using side-scanning sonar
John O. Klepsvik and Bjørn A. Fossum

37-41
Viscoelastic analysis of calving glaciers
D.V. Reddy, W. Bobby, M. Arockiasamy and R.T. Dempster

43-47
Stability of icebergs
D.W. Bass

49-54
The use of catastrophe theory to analyse the stability and toppling of icebergs
J.F. Nye and J.R. Potter

55

Abstract

Tabular icebergs: implications from geophysical studies of ice shelves
Sion Shabtaie and Charles R. Bentley

57-61
Comments on Southern Ocean near-surface circulation and its variability
Arnold L. Gordon

63-65
Iceberg oscillations and ocean waves
Peter Schwerdtfeger

67-70
Flow around icebergs
A. Foldvik, T. Gammelsrød and Y. Gjessing

71-76
Iceberg-seabed interaction (northern Labrador Sea)
J.V. Barrie

77-82
Prediction of an iceberg drift trajectory during a storm
D.S. Sodhi and Mona El-Tahan

83-87
Some satellite-tracked iceberg drifts in the Antarctic
Torgny E. Vinje

89-93
Investigations on the currents influencing iceberg motion
M. Dhalluin

95
Abstract
Numerical models for the prediction of iceberg drift
J.G. Napoleoni

96
Abstract
Preliminary results from an instrumented iceberg in the Antarctic
Monica Kristensen and Olav Orheim

97-101
The physical processes involved in the melting of icebergs
Herbert E. Huppert

103-112
Antarctic iceberg melt rates derived from size distributions and movement rates
W.F. Budd, T.H. Jacka and V.I. Morgan

113-117
Iceberg melt-driven convection inferred from field measurements of temperature
Edward G. Josberger and Steve Neshyba

119-122
The melting of free-drifting icebergs
D.S. Russell-Head

123-127
Iceberg dynamical modelling
F. Mauviel

129-133
Design parameters for a South African iceberg power and water project
David J. DeMarle