Pipelines and Permafrost
Science in a Cold Climate New edition
By (author) Peter J. Williams
Pipelines and Permafrost by Peter J. Williams
Book DescriptionThis book addresses the need for a firm scientific basis for decision-making in the cold-region pipeline construction industry. In clear language it describes the behavior of permafrost and its effects on structures and terrain, and gives revealing accounts of the political and international aspects of related issues. The enlarged second edition maintains the easy-to-read, well-illustrated format of the original, but is brought up to date with new information and a new emphasis. The author has served as a consultant to the Canadian government on the effects of cold climates on several large northern projects.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780886290566
(230mm x 152mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Carleton University Press,Canada
Publisher: Carleton University Press,Canada
Publish Date: 15-Dec-1986
Country of Publication: Canada
Books By Author Peter J. Williams
General Geocryology, Paperback (August 2004)
A wide-ranging and up-to-date review of permafrost science, unique in presenting the Russian viewpoint.
Frozen Earth, Paperback (July 1991)» View all books by Peter J. Williams
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