Accession Number:

AD0733944

Title:

Earth Temperatures beneath Five Different Surfaces.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Mar 69-Feb 70,

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS WASHINGTON D C BUILDING RESEARCH DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

146.0

Abstract:

The report covers the experimental effort of measuring, processing and analyzing earth temperature data beneath five different surface. Since the instrumentation and data processing phases of the endeavor have been described in the previous NBS Report 10223 entitled Automated Earth Temperature Station, only the analysis of the data is given in this report. Annual and typical daily plots of earth temperature under black, white, bare, short grass, and long grass surfaces are presented together with the surface weather conditions and soil moisture content. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Soil Mechanics
  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology
  • Civil Defense

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE