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dc.contributorExpedition Polaires Francaises, 1948-.
dc.contributor.authorBenson, Carl S.
dc.contributor.authorRagle, Richard H.
dc.date.accessioned2016-03-14T19:49:08Z
dc.date.available2016-03-14T19:49:08Z
dc.date.issued1956-07
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11681/2770
dc.descriptionSpecial Report
dc.descriptionAbstract: Some of the activities of SIPRE's Expedition JELLO, which in part extended previous work done by Expeditions Polaires Francaises in central Greenland, are summarized. JELLO reached the French "Station Centrale" on 21 July 1955. The original station and deep pit (Puit Benoto) were visited; a 20-ft tower was erected; and all prominent markers were extended before JELLO departed on 1 August 1955. Expedition JELLO then followed the course westward that had been traversed by the French 4 and 5 years earlier, in an attempt to locate, measure, and lengthen the French accumulation markers which still showed above the 1955 snow surface. Fourteen of a possible nineteen or twenty markers were found. Measurements of the relative displacement of snow surface on the French markers over a 4-yr period (1951-1955), together with the 1-yr measurements (1950-1951) by the French, indicate a decrease in accumulation toward the higher elevations of the interior. This, in general, appears to check fairly well with stratigraphic observations in the snow, although the stratigraphic data have not been completely analyzed as yet.
dc.publisherU.S. Army Snow, Ice, and Permafrost Research Establishment.
dc.publisherEngineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
dc.relationhttp://acwc.sdp.sirsi.net/client/en_US/search/asset/1023140
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSpecial report (U.S. Army Snow
dc.rightsApproved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
dc.sourceThis Digital Resource was created from scans of the Print Resource
dc.subjectProject Jello
dc.subjectSnow
dc.subjectSnowfall
dc.subjectPrecipitation
dc.subjectSnow precipitation
dc.subjectSnow accumulation
dc.subjectSnow surveys
dc.subjectMeasurement
dc.subjectExpéditions Polaires Françaises
dc.titleMeasurements by SIPRE in 1955 on the accumulation markers of Expéditions Polaires Françaises in central Greenland
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