ASTM D7099-04

    Standard Terminology Relating to Frozen Soil and Rock

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This terminology includes all of those terms which relate to frozen soils and rocks.

    1.2 It is based on: a list of definitions drawn up by ASTM Sub-Committee D18.19 (ASTM Z6948 Z, WK 3613); ASTM Standards; a list of definitions drawn up by the Canadian Geomorphology Research Group (CGRG); the Glossary of Permafrost and Related Ground-Ice Terms developed by the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), at the University of Colorado, at Boulder; the Keys to Soil Taxonomy of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA); and contributions by a number of individuals.

    1.3 For all of the terms included, the source is included in parentheses after the definition.

    This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    D653 Terminology Relating to Soil, Rock, and Contained Fluids

    D4083 Practice for Description of Frozen Soils (Visual-Manual Procedure)

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 01.040.13 (Environment and health protection. Safety (Vocabularies)); 13.080.01 (Soil quality in general)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11111501(Soil)

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    DOI: 10.1520/D7099-04

    Citation Format

    ASTM D7099-04, Standard Terminology Relating to Frozen Soil and Rock, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2004,

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