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Arctic Environmental Test Basin (AETB)

Arctic Environmental Test Basin
Hamburgische Schiffbau-Versuchsanstalt, HSVA
Karl-Ulrich Evers

Bramfelder Str. 164
D-22305 Hamburg
Germany
http://www.hsva.de/

Ice tank (30 x 6 x 1.2 m) with minimum temperature of -16ŗC. Wave maker, current generators. Suitable for arctic marine biology and chemistry experiments, oil spill investigations

Description of facility:

Technical data

Arctic Environmental Test Basin
length: 30 m
width: 6 m
depth: 1.2 m
salinity of water: 0 - 35 ppt.
minimum air temperature: -15°C
Other Features
Current Generator
Wave-maker
Wind Generator
Controlled Lighting for Growth of Microorganism
Service Carriage
Underwater Video Systems
Oil Resistant Coating
Oil-Water Separator
URL
http://www.hsva.de

 

Spreading of crude oil in ice
Spreading of crude oil in ice
Mechanical oil recovery in ice
Mechanical oil recovery in ice
Formation of pancake ice
Formation of pancake ice
Frictional stress measurements
Frictional stress measurements
Arctic marine biology experiments
Arctic marine biology experiments

 

Project Reports using this facility Proceedings based on experiments using this facility
Understanding the impact of a REduced ice Cover in the ARctic Ocean - RECARO Ice tank experiments highlight changes in arctic sea ice regime
Arctic Sea Ice Dynamics Using Experiments and Multi-scale Modelling Sea ice friction and arctic sea ice dynamics
INTERICE 4 Using the arctic environment test basin for measuring carbon dynamics in rapidly growing ice sheets
INTERICE 5 USING THE ARCTIC ENVIRONMENT TEST BASIN TO STUDY THE DYNAMICS OF DISSOLVED ORGANIC MATTER IN SEA ICE
Ice Interaction with an Arctic Jackup EXPERIMENTAL PROGRAM FOR ICE LOADS ON AN ARCTIC JACK-UP STRUCTURE
Oil Detection under Sea Ice (ODSI) EXPERIMENTS ON THE DETECTION AND MOVEMENT OF OIL SPILLED UNDER SEA ICE
Deciphering of ice induced vibrations DECIPHERING ICE INDUCED VIBRATIONS - DIIV
Effects of the rubble accumulation on the ice action on structures RUBBLE ICE TRANSPORT ON ARCTIC OFFSHORE STRUCTURES (RITAS), SCALE MODEL INVESTIGATION OF LEVEL ICE ACTION
Effects of the rubble accumulation on the ice action on structures ICE LOAD MEASUREMENT BY TACTILE SENSOR IN MODEL SCALE TEST IN RELATION TO RUBBLE ICE TRANSPORT ON ARCTIC OFFSHORE STRUCTURES (RITAS)


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