My friends at the Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab sent me word of their nice video of ice on Lake Erie. There was an unusually long cloud-free (or at least little cloud) period, so you can actually see some ice and its motion.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwW56v1Jt0U for the video.
Something for you to look at while I'm off-net for a few days.
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