Further development of ice mechanics models and model impact on industrial operations.
Numerical modelling of ice structure interaction, level ice, ice ridges/icebergs, test and consolidation of methods and technology
Numerical modelling of first year ridge formation for estimation of geometric and physical properties of FY-ridges. Numerical modeling of temperature distribution and consolidation of FY ridges
Ice-structure interaction issues towards various industries, oil and gas (with potential GBS/ Spar and Barge structures), marine operations, vessel/ship etc., (use information and statistics from WP1 to define the probability/risks for incidents, frequency and define dimensioning cases).
Models for Ice management, planning and operational, concepts for ice handling/removal etc. (use information and statistics from WP1 to define the probability/risks for incidents, frequency and define dimensioning cases).
Utilization of regional sea ice models to derive Polar Code compliant risk information for the Barents Sea area. Harbor operations and harbor structures (ice), north passage (east – west corridor).