The Arctic Ice Dynamics Joint Experiment (AIDJEX) was a collaborative program between the USA, Canada and Japan that took place in two phases in the years 1975–1976.
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In summer 1975 four manned camps were maintained on ice floes in the Arctic Ocean to measure surface and geostrophic winds, ocean current velocities, and ice floe position. In April of 1976 the submarine USS Gurnard traversed 777 nautical miles along three tracklines in the Beaufort Sea, collecting ice thickness data from upwardlooking acoustical soundings.
- Physical Oceanography Index
- R. Trowbridge. Arctic Ice Dynamics Joint Experiment (AIDJEX). Naval Research Reviews, 29:8–17, 1976.