12th Workshop on the Hydraulics of Ice Covered Rivers

Edmonton, Alberta - 2003



Session 1     Frazil Ice


Making Frazil Ice in a Large Tank

Robert Ettema and Zhiming Chen

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A model for the vertical distribution of frazil ice

S.Q. Ye and J.C. Doering

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Session 2     Remote Sensing


River Ice Delineation with RADARSAT SAR

Brian T. Tracy and Steven F. Daly

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Ice Thickness and Roughness Analysis on the Peace River using RADARSAT-1 SAR Imagery

Martin Jasek, Frank Weber and Jeff Hurley

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Monitoring Breakup Development on the Athabasca River using RADARSAT-1 SAR Imagery

Kristel Pelletier, Faye Hicks, Joost van der Sanden and Yong Du

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Session 3     Ice and Structures


Hydraulic Interaction Between Ice and Bridges

S. Beltaos, B. Burrell, L. Miller and D. Sullivan

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Ice Control Structures using steel nets

B. Morse, J. Francoeur, H. Delcourt and M. Leclerc

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Winter Roads in Manitoba

Don Kuryk

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In-Situ Deflection Measuments of Ice Bridges: Results and Implications on Design

G. Van Der Vinne and David Andres

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Session 4     Special Topics


Hydraulics and Sediment Transport of a Proposed Ice Control Structure

Alaina L. Briggs

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The Friction Coefficient of a Large Ice Block on a Sand/Gravel Beach

Anne Barker and Garry Timco

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Saftey during River Ice Data Collection

Martin Jasek and Jim Lavalley

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Session 5     Forecasting and Monitoring


Ice-Affected Stage Frequency Development Along the Connecticut River

A.M. Tuthill, C.M. Vuyovich and K.D. White

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Towards a River Breakup Forecast System for the Athabasca River at Fort McMurray, AB

C. Mahabir, F. Hicks, C. Robichaud, and A. Robinson Fayek

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1100 Years of Ice-jam Flooding in the Peace River Delta Interpreted from Flood Bed Sediments and Ice-scarred Trees

Derald G. Smith

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Winter Hydrometry: Real-time data issues

Stuart Hamilton

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Session 6     Numerical Modeling


Modeling river ice with HEC-RAS

Steven F. Daly and Carrie M. Vuyovich

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Tests of River Ice Jam Models – Phase 2

R.W. Carson, D. Healy, S. Beltaos, J. Groeneveld

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Recent Advances in Discrete Element Modeling of River Ice

Mark Hopkins and Steven F. Daly

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Session 7     Dynamic Ice Processes


Ice Consolidation on the Peace River: Release Patterns and Downstream Surge Characteristics

D. Andres, G. Van Der Vinne, B. Johnson, G. Fonstad

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Threshold Condition Between Mechanical and Thermal Breakup

Spyros Beltaos

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Ice jam release and break-up front propagation

Martin Jasek

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Observations of Dynamic Ice Jam Release on the Athabasca River at Fort McMurray, AB

Twyla Kowalczyk and Faye Hicks

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