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EARTH SCIENCE > CRYOSPHERE > SEA ICE > SEA ICE MASS BALANCE
EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SEA ICE > SEA ICE MASS BALANCE
Short name: Sea Ice Mass Balance
Long name: Sea Ice Mass Balance
Here is the definition of these two terms:
Sea ice dynamics: the drift of sea ice forced by the winds and ocean currents
Seas ice mass balance: the net balance between the sea ice mass gained by freezing and the loss of mass by melting that is a function of its extent and thickness, which combine to give its volume.