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Title: Measurement of natural particulate fallout onto high polar ice sheets : part I, laboratory techniques and first results
Authors: University of Miami. School of Engineering.
Bader, Henri, 1907-
Hamilton, Wayne L.
Brown, P. L. (Paul L.)
Keywords: Particles
Particle size
Particle measurement
Glacier ice
Snow cover
Ice specimens
Ice cores
Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica
Laboratory equipment
Laboratory procedures
Publisher: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Research report (Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)) ; 139 pt.1.
Description: Research Report
Abstract: The paper describes specifications for the laboratory, the purification of tap water for use as wash water and in making moderately clean NaCl solutions, the cleaning of glassware, the preparation and cleaning of NaCI solutions, the processing of ice samples, the measurement of electrical conductance, the Coulter particle counter and its use, and some of the underlying principles. The equipment used is identified and some first results obtained on cores from Byrd Station, Antarctica, are presented.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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