River Ice Processes - Short Version

River Ice Processes - Short Version
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 the different types of river ice and their impact on river ice jam formation.
  • Describe the different modes of breakup and their impact on river ice jam formation.