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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A general category of ice that consists of frazil, grease ice, slush, and shuga.  NSIDCCryosphere 

A general term for recently formed ice that includes frazil ice, grease ice, slush, and shuga. Theses types of ice are composed of ice crystals that are only weakly frozen together (if at all) and have a definite form only while they are afloat.  WMOSeaIce 

A general term for recently formed ice which includes frazil ice, grease ice, slush and shuga.  ASPECT2012 

A general term for recently formed ice which includes frazil ice, grease ice, slush and shuga. These types of ice are composed of ice crystals which are only weakly frozen together (if at all) and have a definite form only while they are afloat.  Bushuyev 

Sea ice terminology. This is a general term for recently formed ice which includes frazil ice, grease ice, slush, and shuga. These types of ice are composed of ice crystals which are only weakly frozen together (if at all) and have a definite form only while they are afloat.  ECCCanada 

Recently formed floating ice composed of ice crystals weakly frozen together.  WMOHydrology 

A general term for floating ice recently formed. It includes frazil ice, grease ice, slush, shuga, ice rind, nilas and pancake ice.  SPRI 

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