Accession Number : AD0715055

Title :   The Influence of Moisture Migration on Ground Freezing,

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

Personal Author(s) : Chistotinov,L. V.

Report Date : 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : Moisture migration which takes place during ground freezing leads to essential redistribution of the moisture in the strata. This process is responsible for the characteristic structure of frozen ground, the formation of interstitial ice layers and lenses in it and the development of heaving. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SOILS, FREEZING), TERRAIN, STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES, FROST HEAVE, INTERFACES, ROCK, USSR

Subject Categories : Soil Mechanics
      Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE