13th International Conference on the Physics and Chemistry of Ice (PCI-2014)
Hanover, NH, USA, 2014
The PCI-2014 Conference will be held March 17–20, 2014 in Hanover, NH, USA.
Thin section image of shear localization (Plastic fault) in freshwater columnar S2 ice loaded triaxially at
= 3 x 10-2
under a high degree of confinement. Shear localization is thought to develop through adiabatic heating. Material exhibits sudden brittle-like failure. Photograph by Narayana Golding.
Detail of snow crystals lying on ice in a test hole cut in the ice on Hudson Bay on March 2, 2008. Photograph by Rachel Obbard.