Accession Number : AD0711900

Title :   PROCEEDINGS OF THE SIPRE SNOW COMPACTION CONFERENCE (2nd) HELD AT ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA, ON 24-25 MAY 1951.

Corporate Author : SNOW ICE AND PERMAFROST RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT WILMETTE ILL

Report Date : JUN 1951

Pagination or Media Count : 50

Abstract : Contents: DED Kapuskasing snow compaction trials, 1951; DED Fort Churchill snow compaction trials, 1951; ERDL progress in development of a pilot model snow packer; BuDocks' snow compaction program, Camp Hale, Colorado, 1950; BuDocks' snow compaction testing at Point Barrow, Alaska, 1950-51; Use of the drop cone penetrometer; Thermodynamic problems associated with compaction of snow; Preliminary snow cover maps of the Northern Hemisphere; 1951-52 DED snow compaction trials; Canadian NRC future plans.

Descriptors :   (*SNOW, COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES), SYMPOSIA, TEST METHODS, TRACKED VEHICLES, MOBILITY, DESIGN, TRAFFICABILITY, PENETRATION, HEAT TRANSFER, SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE