Accession Number : AD0715045

Title :   Nature of Impact of Avalanche Snow on an Obstacle,

Corporate Author : COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB HANOVER N H

Personal Author(s) : Puzanov,V. P.

Report Date : 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : The time history of the impact force of two snow avalanches has been recorded at the Kirovsk station of the snow and meteorological service of the Apatit combine using a recording instrument designed by M. I. Gol'tsman. The first recording was for dry fresh snow, while the second was for old snow with a structure in the form of large blocks. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AVALANCHES, IMPACT SHOCK), METEOROLOGICAL INSTRUMENTS, RECORDING SYSTEMS, SNOW, LOADS(FORCES), CONSTRUCTION, USSR

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE