USA CRREL snow and ice testing equipment
Ueda, Herbert T.; Sellmann, P. V. (Paul V.); Abele, Gunars.
Special ReportAbstract: This paper summarizes available information on the history, development, and application of three items of special equipment designed or modified by USA CRREL for testing and sampling snow and ice. These items have become universally known and accepted, providing measurement techniques that are used, in some cases, on an international basis. The equipment described includes the 3-in. ice coring auger, the ice thickness kit, and the Rammsonde.
Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Cutting tools; Snow; Sampling; Snow sampling; Ice; Thickness; Ice thickness; Ice reporting; Equipment; Rammsonde
Special report (Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)) ; 146.
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