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ASTM D5312(freezing/thawing rock) map with freeze thaw cycles for places outside US?

ASTM D5312(freezing/thawing rock) map with freeze thaw cycles for places outside US?

ASTM D5312(freezing/thawing rock) map with freeze thaw cycles for places outside US?

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Anyone have a map or way to come up with number of freeze/thaw cycles for durability testing of rock for those of us north of the US? Anyone using this standard for rock testing in Canada?

ASTM D5312, Evaluation of Durability of Rock for Erosion Control Under Freezing and Thawing Conditions, has a handy US map showing number of freeze/thaw cycles to subject your rock specimen to when evaluating it for durability by mass loss. The map reportedly takes into account number of freeze thaw cycles and amount of moisture in those cycles, a cold and wet place is generally tested for more cycles than a place similarly cold but dry. I haven't had luck finding a reference for the north that follows this line of thinking. Picture of the map and its' note below. Reference attached.



Quote (ASTM D5312)

Fig. 1 is an index map based on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) climatic data and was developed to determine the geographic distribution of the severity of freeze-thaw cycles. The figure not only takes into account the annual number of freeze-thaw cycles, but also the amount of moisture associated with each cycle and the temperature extremes of the freeze-thaw cycle. The index number, therefore, is not a prediction of the annual number of freeze-thaw cycles, but rather, is an indicator of the severity of the freeze-thaw process by geographic area. Since the freeze-thaw severity varies from one geographic location to another, it is not possible to provide a reliable indication of the serviceability of rock for erosion control for a given locality unless the test procedure is customized for that locality. The freeze-thaw severity index allows for this type of customization. Lienhart, D. A., “The Geographic Distribution of Intensity and Frequency of Freeze-Thaw Cycles,” Bulletin of the Association of Engineering Geologists, Vol XXV, No. 4, 1988, pp. 465–471

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