Guide to a Field Description of Permafrost for Engineering Purposes

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20386268
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TypeTechnical Report
Physical description79 p.
SubjectPermafrost; Soils
AbstractAlmost one half of Canada's total land surface is underlain by permafrost and its existence has manyimplications to both scientific and engineering interests. Engineering experience has indicated thatsite investigations are essential in permafrost areas but no standard method for reporting permafrostconditions has been used or is available. This booklet has been prepared with the hope that the descriptivesystem outlined will fulfil this need.
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PublisherAssoc. Committee on Soil and Snow Mech. Tech., National Research Council, Publ
Place(Assoc. Committee on Soil and Snow Mech. Tech., National Research Council, Publ)
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number7576
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NPARC number20386268
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Record created2012-07-25
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