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Title: Permafrost (perennially frozen ground)
Authors: Thayer School of Engineering
Stearns, Stephen Russell, 1915-
Keywords: Permafrost
Frozen ground
Thermal properties
Thermal regime
Soil mechanics
Patterned ground
Publisher: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Description: CRREL Monograph
Abstract: This monograph summarizes information on permafrost for engineering construction in cold regions. The distribution and origin of permafrost is discussed and information on structure, thickness, and thermal regime is summarized. Patterned ground and vegetation in the cold regions are discussed and the engineering significance of permafrost is reviewed. NOTE: Part of the "Cold Regions Science and Engineering" series of Monographs published by CRREL. NOTE: This is a large file, please allow your browser several minutes to download the file.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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