River Ice Processes

River Ice Processes
Describe factors leading to flash floods due to ice jams.
  • Use standard language to describe ice jams.
  • Describe basic ice processes including: formation, growth, breakup, and transport.
  • Explain why ice jams form.
Describe methods and techniques used in prediction and forecasting of ice jams.
  • Describe current modeling methods and tools used in ice jam prediction.
  • Describe current research and development projects underway at the Cold Regions
Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
  • Describe other tools and resources available through CRREL.