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Table of Contents: Encyclopedia Arctica 2a: Permafrost-Engineering
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1879-1962

Table of Contents

EA-II

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Subject Author Words
Part 1: Permafrost
Permafrost as a Natural
Phenomenon
Robert F. Black 10,700
Engineering Problems and Construc–
tion in Permafrost Regions
Corps of Engineers,
St. Paul District
20,700
Physics of Ground Frost Karl Terzaghi 13,300
Soil Mechanics in Permafrost
Regions
Karl Terzaghi 3,800
Natural Cold Storage Vilhjalmur Stefansson
(with collaboration of
Carl J. Lomen)
16,200
Part 2: Engineering
Civil Engineering
Cold Weather Operations Palmer W. Roberts, Commander,
CEC, USN
500
Work Feasibility Palmer W. Roberts 1,800
Arctic Surveying Ralph W. Woodworth, Commander,
USN
2,600
Highways, Bridges and Pro–
tection from Ice Damage
Angelo Francesco Ghiglione 4,200

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Subject Author Words
Part 2 , contd.
Drainage, Flood Control and
Beach Erosion in Alaska
James Truitt, Colonel, CE
(USAF)
2,400
Strength and Uses of Fresh and
Salt Water Ice
Ralph Hansen
(with collaboration of
Kenneth A. Linell)
7,700
Construction and Maintenance of
Airfields in the Far North
Regions
James D. Lang, Lt. Colonel,
CE (USAF)
5,000
Excavations and Foundations Al T. Donnels 4,500
Emergency, Temporary, and Semi–
permanent Housing for Polar
Areas
Palmer W. Roberts 14,000
Industrial Structures in Alaska Al T. Donnels 2,700
Arctic Construction Methods Theodore C. Mathews 3,000
Transportation Over Land and Ice Theodore C. Mathews 5,000
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
Effect of Extreme Arctic Cold
on Materials
Palmer W. Roberts 3,000
Petroleum Products for Arctic
Winter Use in Automotive
Equipment
Harold R. Porter 2,200
Tractor-type Transportation
Units for Arctic Operations
Caterpillar Tractor Company 9,600
Sled-type Transportation Equip–
ment for Arctic Operations
The Michler Company
(adapted by P.W. Roberts)
900
Analysis of Design Factors for
Power, Heating, Ventilating, and
Refrigeration Systems for Alaska
William Everett Potter, Colonel,
CE (USAF)
7,100
Power Plant Development and
Electrical Transmission and
Distribution Systems
George W. Rathjens 4,000

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Subject Author Words
Part 2 , contd.
Mining Engineering
Mining in Northern Climates Howard G. Wilcox 3,400
Prospecting and Exploration of
Minerals in the Arctic and
Subarctic Alaska
Robert S. Sanford 6,500
Gold Dredging in Subarctic and
Arctic America
Roy B. Earling 3,500
Construction for Placer–
mining Operations
George W. Rathjens 4,000
Design of Dredges for the Far
North Placers
George M. Romanowitz 3,000
Coal Mining in Spitsbergen Scott Turner 10,000
Blasting in Surface and Drift
Operations in the Far North
Ludlow G. Anderson
(with collaboration of
Paul R. Moyer)
1,500
Safety in Mining in Alaska H. B. Humphrey 1,800
Petroleum Engineering
Petroleum in the Arctic Wallace E. Pratt 4,000
Petroleum Exploration In Arctic
Alaska
William G. Greenman, Commodore,
USN
2,900
Arctic Alaska Petroleum Explora–
tion and Drilling Operation
Bart W. Gillespie
(with collaboration of
Ralph Coleman)
8,800
Geological and Geophysical
Operations
Walter A. English 2,600
Seismograph and Gravity Meter
Operations
John A. Legge, Jr. 3,000
Deep Well Logging Methods in
Arctic Alaska
Stewart H. W. Folk 2,500

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Subject Author Words
Part 2 , Contd.
Development of Oil Fields in
Canada’s North
E. M. McVeity 2,500
Geology of the Athabaska Bitumi–
nous Sands
George Sherwood Hume 2,300
Development of Bituminous Sands
of Northern Alberta
Karl A. Clark 4,600
Sanitary Engineering
Arctic Sanitary Engineering Amos J. Alter 32,000
Arctic Insect Pests and Their
Control
L. A. Jachowski, Jr., Lt.
MSC-USN
4,800
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