Accession Number:

AD0751136

Title:

Stabilizing the Course of a Thermal Probe (Sur la Stabilization de la Course d'une Sonde Thermique)

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory Hanover United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

For thermal penetration into a glacier cap one can use probes which burrow into the ice as an independent mechanical system. Such probes tend to level out onto the horizontal. This instability is discussed, a standard for course stability is given, and stable construction designs are suggested.

Subject Categories:

  • Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE