Term: Area of ice cover Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: The ratio in percent of the ice cover area to the total sea area or some geographical area at a specific moment of time. This local may be global covering an area of the seas of the entire hemisphere or some part of an ocean or a sea, for example such as Baffin Bay or the Barents Sea.  Bushuyev