Field investigations of a hanging ice dam /

A hanging ice dam that forms annually in the lower Smoky River, Alberta, has been the object of continued investigation during the period 1975 to 1979. The study aims at documenting physical dimensions and material properties of the dams, elucidating the mechanisms of its formation and removal, and...

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Main Author: Beltaos, S., 1944-
Additional Author(s):Dean, Arnold M.
Corporate Contributor(s):HARZA-EBASCO Susitna Joint Venture.
Report Numbers:APA 2689
Series:Document (Susitna Hydroelectric Project) ; no. 2689.
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Summary:A hanging ice dam that forms annually in the lower Smoky River, Alberta, has been the object of continued investigation during the period 1975 to 1979. The study aims at documenting physical dimensions and material properties of the dams, elucidating the mechanisms of its formation and removal, and assessing its effects on the progress of breakup in the river.
Physical Description:p. 475-485 : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Related Titles:Originally published in: International Symposium on Ice (1981 : Québec, Québec). IAHR International Symposium on Ice, Quebec, 1981. Quebec : University Laval, [1981?]
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. 484-485).