Mines buried in Skallingen, Denmark, during World War II have since shown varying reactions to their environments in beach, dune and marsh areas. This article explains the results of several tests that may assist in the development of a more efficient, cost-effective demining plan in these areas. It also posits that a similar analysis of mines and soils in other old minefields could result in more flexibility with clearance, leading to greater efficiency.
"Environmental Impact on the Functionality of Landmines: Does Aging Matter?,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 14
, Article 24.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol14/iss1/24