J. Phys. IV France 109 (2003) 59
Application of photothermic methods for investigation of active layer of permafrost in Hornsund (SW Spitsbergen)J. Mazur1 and P. Dolnicki2
1 Silesian University of Technology, Institute of Physics, Krzywoustego 2, 44-100 Gliwice, Poland
2 University of Silesia, Earth Sciences Faculty, Department of Geomorphology, Bedzinska 60,41-200 Sosnowiec, Poland
Daily cycle of sun light intensity causes arising of thermal waves in ground. Standard methods, usually used for interpretation of experimental data received from a photothermic experiment are applied for investigation of properties of thermal waves existing in top layer of arctic ground.
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