Accession Number : AD0712353

Title :   FROST INVESTIGATION 1945-1946. REPORTS ON PRESQUE ISLE AIRFIELD, PRESQUE ISLE, MAINE AND BEDFORD AIRFIELD, BEDFORD, MASS.

Corporate Author : ARCTIC CONSTRUCTION AND FROST EFFECTS LAB BOSTON MASS

Report Date : JUN 1946

Pagination or Media Count : 138

Abstract : The reports present the results of the frost investigation conducted at Presque Isle Airfield, Presque Isle, Maine, and Bedford Mass., Airfield during the period from October 1945 through June 1946. The investigation included four test areas in which observations were made of ground water table, subsurface temperatures, frost penetration, ice segregation, pavement heave, water content, and density. Plate bearing tests were conducted. The climatic and other general conditions related to the frost investigation at Presque Isle Airfield and Bedford Airfield are included in these reports.

Descriptors :   (*LANDING FIELDS, FREEZING), (*FREEZING, SOIL MECHANICS), SOILS, FROST HEAVE, PAVEMENTS, DRAINAGE, WATER, ICE, PERIODIC VARIATIONS, SAMPLING, STATISTICAL DATA, MASSACHUSETTS, MAINE

Subject Categories : Terminal Flight Facilities
      Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE