Accession Number : AD0457733


Title :   REVIEW OF RESEARCH ON MILITARY PROBLEMS IN COLD REGIONS. SYMPOSIUM. PRESENTED AT FIFTEENTH ALASKAN SCIENCE CONFERENCE, AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE, COLLEGE, ALASKA. 31 AUGUST-4 SEPTEMBER 1964


Descriptive Note : Technical documentary rept.


Corporate Author : ARCTIC AEROMEDICAL LAB FORT WAINWRIGHT AK


Personal Author(s) : Kolb, Charles R ; Holmstrom, Fritz M


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/457733.pdf


Report Date : Dec 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 171


Abstract : Contents: A philosophy for military research and development in Alaska and other arctic regions, Notes on the physical environment of Alaska, Major Army operational problems in cold regions, Materials engineering for cold regions and the brittle fracture, Military construction problems in Alaska, Arctic and subarctic sanitation in military field operations, Trafficability of snow and muskeg, A summary of water supply problems in Alaska, Long distance radio communications in the polar regions, A summary of Army environmental research in Alaska, The life sciences research approach to improved military effectiveness in the arctic, The arctic soldier: possible research solutions for his protection, Enhancing the effectiveness of the individual in the arctic through clothing and equipment, Effect of air movement on atmospheric cooling power; and The effect of arctic isolation on human performance.


Descriptors :   *MILITARY OPERATIONS , *COLD WEATHER TESTS , POLAR REGIONS , SYMPOSIA , WATER , MATERIALS , TENSILE PROPERTIES , ALASKA , ELASTOMERS , RUBBER , ASPHALT , PAVEMENTS , STEEL , CEMENTS , BRITTLENESS , SNOW , CONSTRUCTION , COMMUNICATION AND RADIO SYSTEMS , VEHICLES , METEOROLOGICAL PHENOMENA , ARMY , ARMY OPERATIONS , PROTECTIVE CLOTHING , GLACIERS , ARCTIC REGIONS , METALLURGY , TRAFFICABILITY


Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
      Snow, Ice and Permafrost


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE