Accession Number : AD0712512


Title :   APPROACH ROADS, 1955 GREENLAND PROGRAM


Descriptive Note : Preliminary rept. on Project 1


Corporate Author : ARCTIC CONSTRUCTION AND FROST EFFECTS LAB BOSTON MA


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/712512.pdf


Report Date : Oct 1955


Pagination or Media Count : 88


Abstract : The overall objective of the report was to investigate and develop methods, techniques and design criteria for construction and maintenance of gravel fill roads on ice surfaces, with particular reference to surfaces of the glacier type as exemplified by the TUTO ramp on the Greenland Ice Cap.


Descriptors :   *ARCTIC REGIONS , *ICE , *ROADS , ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE , CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS , EARTH HANDLING EQUIPMENT , FLUID FLOW , FREEZING , GRAVEL , GREENLAND , HEAT TRANSFER , MELTING , PENETRATION , SURFACES , THERMOCOUPLES


Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost
      Civil Engineering


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE