Ice cover

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Term: Ice cover
Definition: Sea ice terminology. Describes the ratio of an area of ice to the total area of water surface within a large geographic area. This area may be global, hemispheric, or defined by a specific oceanographic entity such as Baffin Bay or the Barents Sea.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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