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Geotechnical studies of permafrost in the Fort Good Hope-Norman Wells region, N.W.T.

R. M. Isaacs

Geotechnical studies of permafrost in the Fort Good Hope-Norman Wells region, N.W.T.

by R. M. Isaacs

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Published by Environmental-Social Committee, Northern Pipelines, Task Force on Northern Oil Development in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northwest Territories.
    • Subjects:
    • Permafrost -- Northwest Territories.,
    • Soil mechanics.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 48-50.

      Statementby R. M. Isaacs.
      SeriesReport - Environmental-Social Committee, Northern Pipelines, Task Force on Northern Oil Development ; no. 74-16, Report (Task Force on Northern Oil Development (Canada). Environmental-Social Committee) ;, no. 74-16.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTA713 .I78
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 212 p. :
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4792983M
      LC Control Number75513953

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Inrecord high temperatures at m depth occurred at all permafrost observatories on the North Slope of Alaska except Deadhorse (Fig 2a) (Romanovsky et al., ).Sincetemperature at m depth in this region has increased between ° C and ° C per decade (Fig.

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