Use of dust to advance the break-up of ice on lakes and rivers

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report, Division of Building Research, National Research Council Canada; Volume 252
Physical description33 p.
AbstractThe Snow and Ice Section of the Division has developed as part of its responsibility for research into Snow and Ice a great interest in the energy balance at natural surfaces. The information now available on this subject has been applied in this preliminary study of the feasibility of using dusting as a means of accelerating spring break-up by influencing the solar energy absorption properties of ice surfaces in early spring.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number7388
NPARC number20338276
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Record created2012-07-19
Record modified2016-09-29
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