UNIS: Testing of soil/ice properties

As it was planned preliminary for SITRA project prolongation, PhD student Artem Nesterov and Dr. Nikolay Vasilyev came to work in the lab with the samples prepared in May. UNIS prof. Aleksey Marchenko provided equipment and supervision.

They have 4 large samples of fresh and saline soil and ice to measure their deformations, temperature and acoustic emission caused by the changes of the room temperature and water freezing in cracks.