Summary of snow compaction tests 1952-53, Kapuskasing, Canada
U. S. Army Snow, Ice, and Permafrost Research Establishment. Field Operations and Analysis Branch.
Special ReportSummary: This report is based on an analysis of data obtained during the 1952-53 Snow Compaction Trials conducted at Kapuskasing, Canada, A similar report of these tests has been prepared by the representatives of DED, ERDL, BuDOCKS and RCAF and distributed as a classified DED report (1952-53). Both reports are in general agreement. Where there are apparent disagreements, possible reasons for the difference in interpretation of results are presented. It is apparent from a study of both reports that insufficient data were available for a satisfactory evaluation of the processes used.
U. S. Army Snow, Ice, and Permafrost Research Establishment.Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Snow; Snow compaction; Snow compaction tests; Snow strength; Snow hardness; Trafficability; Tests
Special report (U.S. Army Snow
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