Accession Number : AD0720072

Title :   Glaciology Section at General Assembly of International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (14th),

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

Personal Author(s) : Dyunin,A. K.

Report Date : 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 36

Abstract : The article recounts the work of the glaciology section of the 14th General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics held in Switzerland in the autumn of 1967. The author, an Assembly participant, sets forth the basic content of papers on avalanches, describes his impressions of a four-day expedition in the Swiss Alps for familiarizing himself and others in the field with methods of avalanche protection. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AVALANCHES, PROTECTION), (*GLACIERS, *SYMPOSIA), SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH, MOUNTAINS, ROADS, INDUSTRIES, SWITZERLAND, USSR

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE