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Committee on Frost in Ground
Affiliated Norwegian Geotechnical Society

Increase our knowledge about frozen ground and its effect on geomorphology and human activities. Contribute to satisfactory solutions, technically and environmentally, for infrastructure and social development in cold regions.

Publications on Frost in Ground:

Topics: Science and technology in cold regions.



Seasonal frost

  • Freezing index and frost depths
  • Frost heave and heaving forces
  • Infrastructure
    • Buildings
    • Structures
    • Pipelines
    • Water and sewage
    • Roads
    • Railways
    • Traffic tunnels
    • Airfields


  • Types and distribution
  • Terrain stability
  • Infrastructure
  • Soil contamination
  • Waste handling

Ground freezing
Properties of materials

  • Thermal properties
  • Strength and deformation
  • Permeability
  • Frost susceptibility

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