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(28BinghamtonAnnual symposium en Anglais - 1999)

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Geomorphological aspects of road construction in a cold environment, Finland

published at : Changing the face of the earth-engineering geomorphology

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This paper gives examples of geomorphic elements affecting road construction in a cold environment : eskers, drumlins, plains of late and postglacial glaciolacustrine and marine sediments, mires, steep rock cliffs, river channels and ice-dams, fluvial erosion, and palsas. Solutions to these problems include removal of frost sensible materials and replacement by more favorable sediments. Road surfaces, kept snow-free in the wintertime, are subjected to deep freezing. Some examples of how road construction affects geomorphic processes and vice versa are provided



Annual symposium No28, Binghamton , ETATS-UNIS

published at : Geomorphology / ISSN 0169-555X

Editor : Elsevier, Amsterdam - PAYS-BAS (1987)

Millesime : 1999, vol. 31, no 1-4 [pp. 65-91]

Bibliographic references : 36 ref.



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 21151

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