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JOURNAL: Volume 13, No. 4, 2023, p. 529-535

HEADING: Research activities in the Arctic

AUTHORS: Galkin, A.F., Plotnikov, N.A., Pankov, V.Y.

ORGANIZATIONS: . . Ammosov North-Eastern Federal University, Melnikov Permafrost Institute of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences

DOI: 10.25283/2223-4594-2023-4-529-535

UDC: 536.21:625.87

The article was received on: 26.04.2023

Keywords: forecast, temperature, roadway, soil, base, permafrost, depth of thawing, calculation error

Bibliographic description: Galkin, A.F., Plotnikov, N.A., Pankov, V.Y. The effect of air temperature on thawing depth of the road base. Arktika: ekologiya i ekonomika. [Arctic: Ecology and Economy], 2023, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 529-535. DOI: 10.25283/2223-4594-2023-4-529-535. (In Russian).


The paper is aimed at a quantitative assessment of the air temperature influence degree on the depth of seasonal thawing of the road soil bases in the permafrost zone. The authors propose a simple algorithm for assessing the influence of the main initial values and the accuracy of their determination on the final result of calculating the depth of soil thawing. They have established that for each value of the average air temperature there is a specific value of the required accuracy of setting it when charring out thermal calculations, which will avoid errors in determining the depth of soil thawing that is greater than what is permissible in engineering practice.

Finance info: The work was carried out according to the state assignment on the theme Thermal field and cryogenic thickness of the North-East of Russia. Features of formation and dynamics (No.122011800062-5).


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