Impact of Permafrost thaw on airfield and road infrastructures in Nunavik
- Date : 2005
- Author(s) : DORE Guy / GRONDIN Gilles / GUIMOND Anick
- Domain(s) : Environment / Road Pavements / Road Assets Management
- PIARC Ref. : RR326-042
- Number of pages : 8
Damage to airstrips and access roads has led Ministère des Transports du Québec to take this problem seriously. Research had been undertaken in 2004 to assess current and foreseeable impacts on northern infrastructures, recommend adaptation measures for problem situations, and review airstrip design for future projects.