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Snow Drift Patterns
ERDC-CRREL used the Environmental Wind Tunnel to simulate snow drift patterns around the elevated building at the Admunsen-Scott South Pole Station. This physical model study, conducted in 2012, explored the effects of elevated building design on the life-span of the structure.

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