The fabrics and crystals of Bohai one-year ice show that the noncontinuous ice growth rate enables the level ice layers with different amount of air bubbles to be formed in lower part of an ice sheet which was clearly seen from CT technology; typical grain ice and columnar ice occur in the grey ice which grows in staJjle water; thaw refrozen ice and rafted ice have their specific crystal characters. On the Arctic sea ice, the ice core located at 72°24. 03/ N, 153°33. 994' Wand 2.2 m in length was a 3-year ice floe and a new sort of crystal was found, which is defined as refrozen clastic pieces. The crystal profile of the ice core 4.86 m in length located at 74°58. 614' N, 160°31. 830'W shows the evidence that ice ridge changed into hummock.
Fabric and crystal characteristics of Bohai and Arctic sea ice
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