Icebergs as a Fresh Water Source: An Appraisal.
COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB HANOVER N H
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A history of the idea of transporting large icebergs to arid regions to provide a fresh water source is presented and the problem is considered in four main parts Locating a suitable supply of icebergs Calculating the power requirements necessary to transport the icebergs to a location where fresh water is needed Calculating the amount of ice that will be melted in transit and, Estimating the overall economic feasibility of the venture. This paper is a preliminary look at each of these aspects of the problem.
- Snow, Ice and Permafrost
- Civil Engineering