Accession Number : AD0769723

Title :   Recommended Practice for Combatting Ice Jams,

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

Personal Author(s) : Sinotin,V. I.

Report Date : AUG 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 109

Abstract : ;Contents: Field observations of ice jams and data analysis; Artificial weakening of ice; Mechanical destruction of ice; Artificial ice jams and straightening of channels; Using airplanes to prevent and destroy ice jams; Prevention and destruction of ice jams with explosives; Passage of ice through hydraulic structures during construction and use of hydroelectric stations without ice jam formation; Hydraulic and thermal regulation of water bodies and currents to prevent and combat ice jams.

Descriptors :   (*Ice prevention, Rivers), Floods, Damage, Control, Icebreakers, Explosives, Chemicals, Dams, Thermal properties, Forecasting, Translations, USSR

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE