The field experiment in the Gulf of Bothnia has shown that thermal infrared sensing can be used to differentiate ice from water and new ice from old, thicker ice. Special features, such as rafting patterns, ridges and cracks, are correlated to thermal variations and can be detected and identified in the thermal image.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Research report completed with the cooperation of the Winter Navigation Research Board, Swedish Administration of Shipping and Navigation and the Finnish Board of Navigation.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Ship Research Institute of Norway

    P.O. Box 4125, Valentinlyst, Hakon Hakonsongt. 34
    N-7001 Trondheim,   Norway 
  • Authors:
    • Fagerlund, E
    • Lundholm, G
  • Publication Date: 1976

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 19 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00167791
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Ship Research Institute of Norway
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Research Rpt. 16:6
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 30 1978 12:00AM