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Title: The Second National Chinese Conference on Permafrost, Lanzhou, China, 12-18 October 1981
Authors: National Chinese Conference on Permafrost (2nd : 1981 : Lanzhou, China).
Brown, Jerry, 1936-
Yen, Yin-Chao.
Keywords: China
Frozen soils
Frozen ground
Research facilities
Publisher: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Special report (Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)) ; 82-3.
Description: Special Report
Abstract: The Second National Chinese Conference on Permafrost was attended by the authors and visits were made to two research institutes in Lanzhou, the Northwest Institute of the China Academy of Railway Sciences and the Institute of Glaciology and Cryopedology. Approximately 100 papers were presented at the conference and 180 abstracts were published. The papers were presented during three sessions: 1.) Distribution, Characteristics and Formation of Frozen Ground, 2.) Basic Physico-Mechanical Properties and Processes in Frozen Soils, and 3.) Engineering Design and Construction in Permafrost. Sixtv-nine institutions conducting frozen ground research in China were represented. It was planned to present selected papers from this conference at the Fourth International Conference on Permafrost in Fairbanks, Alaska, in 1983.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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