First-year ice

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Term: First-year ice
Definition: Sea ice of not more than one winter's growth, developing from young ice; thickness (typically) 30cm2m. May be subdivided into thin first-year ice/white ice, medium first-year ice and thick first-year ice.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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