Sea Ice

Any form of ice originating from seawater. Sea ice poses a geologic hazard when it destabilizes shorelines via erosion of tidal flats and bluff bases. Neuendorf, K.K.E., Mehl, J.P., Jr., and Jackson, J.A., eds., 2005, Glossary of Geology: American Geological Institute, 799 p.

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PIR 2014-4 Report
Kinsman, N.E.M., and Gould, A.I., 2014, Contemporary shoreline retreat rates at Meshik in Port Heiden, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report 2014-4, 21 p. doi:10.14509/27321
MP 147 Report
Smith, J.R., Gray, Glenn, and Kinsman, N.E.M., 2012, Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 147, 5 p. doi:10.14509/24084
OF 2010-1176 Report Outside Link
Douglas, D.C., 2010, Arctic sea ice decline: projected changes in timing and extent of sea ice in the Bering and Chukchi seas: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1176, 39 p.