Accession Number : AD0720068

Title :   Some Theoretical Problems in the Formation and Movement of Snow Avalanches,

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

Personal Author(s) : Gondadze,D. N.

Report Date : 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : In the present paper an attempt is made to resolve certain questions of the statics and dynamics of snow avalanches on the basis of the data of the existing literature in the field and the analysis of the material accumulated by the author during high altitude expeditions of the Institue of Geophysics of the Academy of Sciences Georgian SSR during the 1948-54 period. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AVALANCHES, DYNAMICS), TERRAIN, STABILITY, COSTS, DRYING, VELOCITY, DENSITY, SNOW, USSR

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE