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Freeze-up and Break-up of Arctic Sea Ice

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Research Performing Activity
Research Principal Investigator
Craig Leidersdorf
Research Contract Award Value

The proposed study would provide the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) with a continuation of the research efforts conducted since 2009 regarding the conditions that occur during the annual freeze-up season in the US Beaufort and Chukchi seas. Additionally, the study would provide BSEE with the observations and analysis during the break-up of Arctic sea ice in the US Beaufort and Chukchi Seas (first evaluated by BSEE in 2016-2017).

Latest progress update

Project is on schedule.