STRENGTH STUDIES OF SNOW.
COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB HANOVER N H
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Strength measurements were made on some 650 samples of homogeneous snow prepared under controlled conditions, primarily to investigate the effect of temperature variation. Comparative measurements were made on ice and frozen sand, and the variation of ram hardness with temperature was examined. The results are discussed in terms of surface chemistry effects at crystal boundaries. The inadequacy of density measurements for describing grain structure is discussed.
- Snow, Ice and Permafrost