Ice-Dusting Experiments to Increase the Rate of Melting of Ice

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleTechnical Paper, Division of Building Research, National Research Council Canada; Issue 239
Physical description44 p.
Subjectice removal; liquification; dust
AbstractThis paper reports the results and conclusions from ice- dusting experiments designed to increase the natural melting rate of snow and ice covers. Trials were conducted using different dusting materials and techniques under a variety of climatic conditions. From these field trials the possible value of ice dusting as a means of advancing break- up or of increasing the rate at which a snow cover melts is assessed.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number9349
NPARC number20377690
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Record identifier13e7650b-a061-44d2-8a48-4001629e1367
Record created2012-07-24
Record modified2017-05-23
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