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Studies in Polar Research

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Studies in Polar Research by E.D. Yershov
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In the cold regions, freezing of the ground presents major geotechnical and environmental challenges. In Russia, oil and gas gives these regions special economic and geopolitical significance. After glasnost, it became evident that research there was more comprehensive but the problems far greater than elsewhere. This translation of a wide-ranging account of the effects of freezing and their importance for geotechnical undertakings, has been prepared by an international team of specialists. It makes available a uniquely readable and technically accurate review, especially valuable to international organisations and those involved in joint ventures. The English edition of the 16-sheet geocryological map of Russian has been prepared by the same international team. For more details please see: www freezingground.org/map or contact Scott Polar Research Institute, (Attn. Prof. P. J. Williams), Lensfield Rd., Cambridge, CB2 1ER, UK. - or e-mail: pjw1005@cus.cam.ac.uk.
Release date NZ
August 19th, 2004
Author
Contributor
Edited by Peter J. Williams
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
17 Tables, unspecified; 40 Halftones, unspecified; 143 Line drawings, unspecified
Imprint
Cambridge University Press
Pages
608
Dimensions
189x246x31
ISBN-13
9780521607575
Product ID
2063913

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