Interactions between irregular wave fields and sea ice: A physical model for wave attenuation and ice breakup in an ice tank

@article{Passerotti2021InteractionsBI,
  title={Interactions between irregular wave fields and sea ice: A physical model for wave attenuation and ice breakup in an ice tank},
  author={Giulio Passerotti and Luke G. Bennetts and Franz von Bock und Polach and Alberto Alberello and Otto Puolakka and Azam Dolatshah and Jaak Monbaliu and Alessandro Toffoli},
  journal={Journal of Physical Oceanography},
  year={2021}
}
Irregular, unidirectional surface water waves incident on model ice in an ice tank are used as a physical model of ocean surface wave interactions with sea ice. Results are given for an experiment consisting of three tests, starting with a continuous ice cover and in which the incident wave steepness increases between tests. The incident waves range from causing no breakup of the ice cover to breakup of the full length of ice cover. Temporal evolution of the ice edge, breaking front and mean… 

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