The movement of Arctic sea ice appears to be very erratic, and at first it seems to be a phenomenon that is impossible to forecast. This study shows that there is a relationship between ice movement and the known meteorological, geographical, and oceanographic parameters.

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Formerly with the Division of Oceanography, U. S. Navy Hydrographic Office, Washington, D. C. Present Address: Naval Air Technical Training Unit, NAS, Lakehurst, New Jersey.