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Term: Shuga Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A form of new ice, composed of spongy, white lumps a few cm across, that tend to form in rough seas; they resemble slushy snow balls.  NSIDCCryosphere 

An accumulation of spongy white ice lumps, a few centimeters across; they are formed from grease ice or slush and sometimes from anchor ice rising to the surface.  Bushuyev 

An accumulation of spongy white ice lumps, a few inches (centimeters) across; they are formed from grease ice or slush and sometimes from ice rising to the surface.  WMOSeaIce 

Sea ice terminology meaning an accumulation of spongy white ice lumps that have a diameter of a few centimeters across. Shuga are formed from grease ice or slush, and sometimes from anchor ice rising to the surface.  ECCCanada 

Accumulation of spongy white ice lumps, a few centimetres across, formed from grease ice or slush, and sometimes from anchor ice rising to the surface.  WMOHydrology 

An accumulation of spongy, whitish chunks of ice a few centimeters across formed from grease ice or slush. It forms instead of pancake ice if the freezing takes place in seawater that is considerably agitated.  AMSglossary 

An accumulation of spongy white ice lumps, a few cm across, formed from grease ice or slush, and sometimes from anchor ice rising to the surface.  SPRI 

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