Rethinking landfill development and operation in permafrost regions
Freezeback landfills, a special regulatory category in Alaska for landfills located on permafrost, are discussed. Since most lands in the Arctic are generally wet, poorly drained, and underlain by ice-saturated permafrost, aboveground landfills are preferred over other types. Design goals for an abo...
|Authors:||William J. Rice, Gregory L. Magee|
|Conference Location:||Anchorage, AK|
|Conference Dates:||May 20-22, 2002|
|Proceedings Title:||Cold Regions Engineering: Cold Regions Impacts on Transportation and Infrastructure (Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference)|
American Society of Civil Engineers,
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