Freezing Ground

THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES ON CONTAMINANTS IN FREEZING GROUND
The International Contaminants in Freezing Ground Conferences have become the primary forum for leading-edge scientific research in the field of remediation of contaminated freezing ground.

Latest Proceedings
Third International Conference on Contaminants in Freezing Ground, Apr. 14-18, 2002, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
The Second International Conference, July 2-5, 2000, Cambridge, U.K.
The First Conference, July 14-15, 1997, Cambridge, U.K.

The Virtual Conference

GEOCRYOLOGICAL MAP OF RUSSIA AND NEIGHBOURING REPUBLICS
A vast amount of detailed 'permafrost' data is now available to non-Russian language speakers. Data on permafrost and freezing ground has been collected over many decades in the former Soviet Union and in the successor republics. The scope of the information can only be properly appreciated with this 16-sheet immensely detailed Map.

GSL NETWORK
Geotechnical Science is the investigation of the properties and behaviour of the natural materials of the earth's surface which relate to human activity. GSL Network is an international group of researchers who work collaboratively in cold regions studies, permafrost, many ground conditions in relation to climate, and their significance for pipelines, ground contamination, nuclear waste disposal etc. More...

RUSSIAN INFORMATION TRANSFER PROGRAMME

Helping international science and commerce benefit from Russian cold regions expertise. Throughout the Cold War, the Scott Polar Research Institute was one of very few places where Russian and Western scientists met. More...