Accession Number:

AD0642730

Title:

COLD REGIONS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING. PART 1, SECTION A2. PERMAFROST (PERENNIALLY FROZEN GROUND),

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB HANOVER N H

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

88.0

Abstract:

The monograph summarizes information on permafrost for engineering construction in cold regions. The distribution and origin of permafrost is discussed and information on structure, thickness, and thermal regime is summarized. Patterned ground and vegetation in the cold regions are discussed and the engineering significance of permafrost is reviewed. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE