Accession Number : AD0695661

Title :   COLD REGIONS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING MONOGRAPH 1-A: CHARACTERISTICS OF THE COLD REGIONS,

Corporate Author : COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB HANOVER N H

Personal Author(s) : Gerdel,Robert W.

Report Date : AUG 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 60

Abstract : The monograph gives a brief introduction to total cold environments preparatory to the more detailed treatments of the later works in the series 'Cold Regions Science and Engineering.' The author's photographs are particularly effective and a selected bibliography of 64 references gives overall coverage. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CLIMATE, POLAR REGIONS), ICE, SOILS, PERMAFROST, SNOW, FREEZING, MELTING, ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, TEMPERATURE INVERSION, ATMOSPHERIC PRECIPITATION, DEW POINT, SEA ICE, ARCTIC REGIONS, ANTARCTIC REGIONS

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE