Accession Number : AD0712422

Title :   REPORT ON ELECTRICAL GROUND TEMPERATURE MEASURING EQUIPMENT.

Corporate Author : ARCTIC CONSTRUCTION AND FROST EFFECTS LAB BOSTON MASS

Report Date : MAR 1952

Pagination or Media Count : 60

Abstract : The report briefly describes the various types of electrical ground temperature measuring equipment, which have been employed in the Permafrost Investigation from inception of the program in 1945 to the present time, and discusses the characteristics and uses of each type. Special emphasis and greater detail included for those types which are considered best adapted for use by Highway Departments in the northern tier of states for research purposes in connection with road restrictions during the spring breakup. Photographs, diagrams, and specifications are presented to illustrate and describe various details of the equipment discussed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*THERMOMETERS, *SOILS), PERMAFROST, TEMPERATURE SENSITIVE ELEMENTS

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE