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Title: Investigation of airfield construction in arctic and subarctic regions : identification and evaluation of Alaskan vegetation from airphotos with reference to soil, moisture and permafrost conditions : a preliminary paper
Authors: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. St. Paul District
Stoeckeler, E. G.
Keywords: Aerial photography
Permafrost indicators
Terrain analysis
Soil moisture
Publisher: Arctic Construction and Frost Effects Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical report (Arctic Construction and Frost Effects Laboratory (U.S.)) ; no. 21.
Description: Technical Report
Summary: The purpose of this paper was to familiarize the airphoto interpreter with basic natural influences which govern plant growth and distribution; the value of vegetation as an indicator of soil texture, drainage and permafrost conditions; and the description of airphoto patterns of the different cover types occuring in the permafrost zone of Alaska. NOTE: This file is large. Allow your browser several minutes to download the file.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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