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USA CRREL Snow and Ice Testing Equipment
Authors: Ueda H, Sellmann P and Abele G
Year: 1975
Keywords: SR 146, cutting tools, ice, ice reporting, snow, thickness
Periodical/Journal: CRREL Special Report 146
Abstract: This paper summarizes available information on the history, development, and application of three items of special equipment designed or modified by USA CRREL for testing and sampling snow and ice. These items have become universally know and accepted, providing measurement techniques that are used, in some cases, on an international basis. The equipment described includes the 3-inch ice coring auger, the ice thickness kit, and the Rammsonde.
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