Thermal Properties and Heat Transfer Processes of Low-Temperature Snow

  1. Paul C. Dalrymple,
  2. A. J. Riordan,
  3. A. Riordan,
  4. Allen J. Riordan,
  5. Gunter Weller,
  6. H. H. Lettau,
  7. H. Lettau,
  8. L. A. Stroschein,
  9. L. S. Kundla,
  10. Leander A. Stroschein,
  11. M. Kuhn,
  12. Peter Schwerdtfeger,
  13. Robert C. Lile and
  14. Uwe Radok
  1. Gunter Weller1 and
  2. Peter Schwerdtfeger2

Published Online: 16 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118664872.ch3

Meteorological Studies at Plateau Station, Antarctica

Meteorological Studies at Plateau Station, Antarctica

How to Cite

Weller, G. and Schwerdtfeger, P. (2013) Thermal Properties and Heat Transfer Processes of Low-Temperature Snow, in Meteorological Studies at Plateau Station, Antarctica (eds P. C. Dalrymple, A. J. Riordan, A. Riordan, A. J. Riordan, G. Weller, H. H. Lettau, H. Lettau, L. A. Stroschein, L. S. Kundla, L. A. Stroschein, M. Kuhn, P. Schwerdtfeger, R. C. Lile and U. Radok), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118664872.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701

  2. 2

    School of Physical Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1977

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875901251

Online ISBN: 9781118664872

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Keywords:

  • Meteorology—Antarctic regions—Plateau Station—Addresses, essays, lectures;
  • Snow surveys—Antarctic regions—Plateau Station—Addresses, essays, lectures;
  • Heat—Transmission—Addresses, essays, lectures;
  • Snow—Antarctic regions—Plateau Station—Thermal properties—Addresses, essays, lectures

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Annual and Semiannual Temperature Waves in the Snow

  • Thermal Parameters of Ice as Function of Temperature

  • Relative Magnitude of Conductive and Nonconductive Heat Flux

  • Total Heat Transfer in the Snow