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

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20377690
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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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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
IdentifierDBR-TP-239
NRC number9349
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NPARC number20377690
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Record created2012-07-24
Record modified2016-10-03
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