Accession Number : AD0712382

Title :   FROST INVESTIGATION 1944-1945. APPENDIX 2. REPORT ON PRESQUE ISLE AIRFIELD, PRESQUE ISLE, MAINE.

Corporate Author : ARCTIC CONSTRUCTION AND FROST EFFECTS LAB BOSTON MASS

Report Date : JUN 1945

Pagination or Media Count : 106

Abstract : The purpose of the investigation was the determination of development of frost action in the soils underlying airfield pavements as affected by various conditions of weather, soils, and ground water. The report presents the results of the frost investigation conducted at Presque Isle Airfield, Presque Isle, Maine during the period from 22 October 1944 through 16 June 1945. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*LANDING FIELDS, FREEZING), (*FREEZING, SOIL MECHANICS), FROST HEAVE, PAVEMENTS, WATER, ICE, FOUNDATIONS(STRUCTURES), TRAFFICABILITY, SAMPLING, TEST METHODS, MAINE

Subject Categories : Terminal Flight Facilities
      Soil Mechanics
      Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE