RECOMMENDED PRACTICE FOR COMBATTING ICE JAMS

Contents: Field observations of ice jams and data analysis; Artificial weakening of ice; Mechanical destruction of ice; Artificial ice jams and straightening of channels; Using airplanes to prevent and destroy ice jams; Prevention and destruction of ice jams with explosives; Passage of ice through hydraulic structures during construction and use of hydroelectric stations without ice jam formation; Hydraulic and thermal regulation of water bodies and currents to prevent and combat ice jams.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Draft trans. of mono. Metodicheskie Ukazaniya po Borbe s Zatorami i Zazhorami l'da, Leningrad, 1970 p1-151.
  • Corporate Authors:

    U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

    72 Lyme Road
    Hanover, NH  USA  03755-1290
  • Authors:
    • Sinotin, V I
  • Publication Date: 1973-8

Media Info

  • Pagination: 109 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00051763
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: CRREL-TL400
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 25 1974 12:00AM