FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS AND TERMS IN GEOCRYOLOGY (PERMAFROST STUDIES)

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Authors:Akademiia nauk SSSR. Institut merzlotovedeniia
Source:U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (ACFEL). United States. 11p. Crrel Report No: ACFEL TL 28
Publication Date:1960
Note:Translation of Osnovnye poniatiia i terminy geokriologii (merzlotovedeniia). Moscow, Izd-vo AN SSSR, 1956. 16p. 3 refs. CRREL Acc. No: 25004035
Abstract:The present project on basic terms of geocryology has been compiled by the Commission on Terminology of the V. A. Obruchev Institute of Geocryology, Academy of Sciences, USSR. The work of the Commission on Terminology consisted of two phases: the first devoted to the compilation of existing definitions and terms of geocryology and their listing; the second in which the existing terms and definitions were considered and criticized, new concepts and terms brought forth; the latter, after being discussed by the editorial and the terminological committees, are published in the present edition.
Index Terms:GEOCRYOLOGY; TERMINOLOGY; CLASSIFICATIONS
Publication Type:technical report
Record ID:37688
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