Accession Number : AD0699329

Title :   IONIC CONCENTRATION GRADIENTS IN PERMAFROST, BARROW, ALASKA.

Descriptive Note : Research rept.,

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

Personal Author(s) : Brown,Jerry

Report Date : OCT 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 28

Abstract : The objectives of the study were: to determine the relative ionic concentrations in the perennially frozen ground, soils, and present-day aquatic environments in both the vertical and lateral dimensions, and to interpret the differences or similarities obtained in terms of present and past geomorphic and soil forming activity for the northern Arctic Coastal Plain environment. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PERMAFROST, ALASKA), (*IONS, CONCENTRATION(CHEMISTRY)), SEDIMENTATION, FREEZING, CLAY MINERALS, SILT, GRAVEL, SAND, MOISTURE, DEPOSITS, LAKES, SWAMPS, TABLES(DATA)

Subject Categories : Inorganic Chemistry
      Soil Mechanics
      Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE