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J. Paul Guyer, P.E., R.A., Fellow ASCE, Fellow AEI
The construction of satisfactory roads and airfield runways in seasonal frost and permafrost areas is normally more difficult than in temperate regions because the imperviousness of the underlying permafrost tends to produce poor soil drainage conditions, and because disturbance of the natural surface may set in motion adjustments in thermal regime, drainage, and slope stability which may have serious and progressive consequences. This course discusses roadway and runway design considerations for cold arctic and subarctic regions.
This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.
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