Accession Number : AD0712355

Title :   FROST INVESTIGATION 1945-1946. REPORT ON WATERTOWN AIRFIELD, WATERTOWN, SOUTH DAKOTA FARGO MUNICIPAL AIRFIELD, FARGO NORTH DAKOTA AND GREAT BEND AIRFIELD, GREAT BEND, KANSAS.

Corporate Author : ARCTIC CONSTRUCTION AND FROST EFFECTS LAB BOSTON MASS

Report Date : JUN 1946

Pagination or Media Count : 102

Abstract : This report presents the results of the frost investigations conducted at Watertown Airfield, Fargo Municipal Airfield, and Great Bend Airfield during the period November 1945 through May 1946. The investigations included the measurement of pavement heaving caused by frost action, the observation of subsurface temperatures, frost penetration and ground water table. The investigations include both flexible and rigid type pavements.

Descriptors :   (*LANDING FIELDS, FREEZING), (*FREEZING, SOIL MECHANICS), SOILS, FROST HEAVE, PAVEMENTS, DRAINAGE, WATER, ICE, PERIODIC VARIATIONS, SAMPLING, STATISTICAL DATA, SOUTH DAKOTA, NORTH DAKOTA, KANSAS

Subject Categories : Terminal Flight Facilities
      Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE