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Greenland ice cap research program : studies conducted in ...
Author: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Associated Name: U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.
Associated Name: Arctic Construction and Frost Effects Laboratory (U.S.)
Associated Name: United States. Army. Engineer Research and Development Laboratories.
Associated Name: U.S. Army Snow, Ice, and Permafrost Research Establishment.
Language: English
Call Number U393.5 .U53
Media class: Book
Publisher: Vicksburg : Army-MRC
Notes:
Subtitle varies slightly.
Includes SIPRE reports no. 20-21, 23-28.
Vols. for 1956- cover period beginning in 1955.
Extent: v. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
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Studies completed in 1954: v.1. Report on Greenland operation, 1954 -- Scientific work of party crystal, 1954, preliminary report -- Operations and logistics of ice-cap party crystal, 1954 -- Study of ice fabrics, Thule area, Greenland -- Trafficability of snow, Greenland studies 1954 -- v.2. Glaciological investigations in the Thule ramp area -- Approach roads, Greenland 1954 program -- Pipeline study, Greenland -- Excavations and installations at SIPRE test site, Site 2, Greenland -- Instrumentation of ice cap stations, preliminary report -- Structures for snow investigations on the Greenland ice cap -- Sewage disposal at ice-cap installations.
Studies conducted 1955-56: v. 1. Report on Greenland operation, 1955-56 -- Strength studies of high-intensity snows -- Preliminary study of crevasse formation -- The effect of snow properties on vehicle trafficability in the Arctic -- Radiation measurements on the Greenland ice cap -- Measurement by SIPRE on the accumulation markers of Expeditions Polaires Francaises in central Greenland -- Resupply of ice-cap expeditions by air drop -- v. 2. On the deformation of excavations in the Greenland and Neve -- Some preliminary observations on the plasticity of Greenland glaciers -- Shear moreaines in the Thule area, northwest Greenland -- Movement observations on the Greenland ice cap -- Ice tunnel, Tuto area, Greenland -- Precipitation trends in Greenland during past 30 years -- Occurrence of blowing snow on the Greenland ice cap -- White-out in Greenland -- A reconnaissance for a southern Greenland ice-cap access for military purposes -- v. 3. Approach roads, Greenland 1955 program -- Design and construction of an undersnow camp on the Greenland ice cap -- Proposed relocation of Camp Tuto and access road -- The cryoconite of the Thule area -- Polar glaciology study course.
Studies conducted in 1955-57: v. 1. Trafficability of snow, Greenland studies, 1955 and 1957 -- Glaciological investigations in the Tuto area of Greenland -- Snow beams and abutments using Peter snow.

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