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Cold Regions Engineering 1999

Cold Regions Engineering 1999

Cold Regions Engineering 1999

Putting Research into Practice

Edited by Jon E. Zufelt

1999 / 912 pp.

Soft Cover - In Stock
$98.00 List / $73.50ASCE Member
Stock No. 40451 / ISBN: 9780784404515

Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering, held in Lincoln, New Hampshire, August 16-19, 1999.

This collection of more than 80 papers presents a state-of-the-art look at cold regions engineering research and its application to real-world problems. These papers represent cold regions engineering research and practice in Canada, China, Finland, Japan, Norway, Russia, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Topics include:

  • modernization and upgrade of facilities at the U.S. Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station;
  • design and construction problems in frozen ground and permafrost;
  • water and wastewater systems, bioremediation, and contaminant analysis in cold regions;
  • use of satellite and airborne imagery for detection of oil spills and environmental degradation;
  • solutions to problems affecting pavements, railroads, airfields, and snow-covered roads;
  • snowmelt, runoff, ice control, and modeling of ice-covered rivers;
  • structural and foundation problems;
  • tree and power line damage due to freezing rain and ice storms; and
  • sea ice forces on structures and the effects of ice on riprap.

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