Accession Number:

ADA270933

Title:

Workshop on the Mechanics of Ice and Its Applications

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Jun 91-21 May 92,

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

92.0

Abstract:

In accordance with the Agreement on Scientific Cooperation Between the National Academy of Sciences NAS and the Academy of Sciences ASUSSR, the Workshop on the Mechanics of Ice and Its Applications was held in Moscow and Leningrad, USSR from June 16-26, 1991. Dr. Wilford F. Weeks, a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a professor at University of Alaska at Fairbanks served as the American chair. Upon the completion of the workshop, the NAS requested comments from Dr. Weeks on the quality of the program and the state of the scientific field. The following is a summary of his report based on his own personal observations. Though Dr. Weeks has incorporated information included in trip reports from individual participants, the views expressed herein are those of Dr. Weeks only and do not necessarily represent the views of the individual participants or sponsoring organizations.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science
  • Snow, Ice and Permafrost
  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE