Ice Observer

Definition(s)


Ice Observer

Qualified individual tasked with ice observing and management duties in accordance with the Ice Management Plan, who has received training in:

• ice monitoring and tracking techniques;

• ice deflection techniques;

• ice characterization and reporting (including ice codes);

• the use of radar for ice detection; and

• radio communication.

Ice observer qualification is a responsibility of the Operator.

Source:  Offshore Physical Environmental Guidelines, The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board, Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board, and National Energy Board, Canada, September 2008. Regulatory Guidance