Compacted Snow Runway Technology on the Ross Ice Shelf Near Mcmurdo, Antarctica

  1. David H. Elliot and
  2. George L. Blaisdell
  1. George L. Blaisdell1,
  2. Valeri Klokov2 and
  3. Deborah Diemand3

Published Online: 16 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118668207.ch9

Contributions to Antarctic Research IV

Contributions to Antarctic Research IV

How to Cite

Blaisdell, G. L., Klokov, V. and Diemand, D. (1995) Compacted Snow Runway Technology on the Ross Ice Shelf Near Mcmurdo, Antarctica, in Contributions to Antarctic Research IV (eds D. H. Elliot and G. L. Blaisdell), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118668207.ch9

Author Information

  1. 1

    Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, Hanover, New Hampshire

  2. 2

    Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia

  3. 3

    Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, Hanover, New Hampshire

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875908762

Online ISBN: 9781118668207

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Runway Design and Site Selection

  • Glaciology of the Mcmurdo Ice Shelf

  • Testing and Data Collection

  • Chronology of Construction Actmties

  • Results and Proof Testing

  • Snow Pavement Design

  • Summary