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Term: Cryogenesis Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: The combination of thermophysical, physico-chemical and physico-mechanical processes occurring in freezing, frozen and thawing earth materials.  NSIDCCryosphere 

The combination of thermophysical, physico-chemical and physico-mechanical processes occurring in freezing, frozen and thawing earth materials  IPAPermafrost 

The combination of thermo-physical, physico-chemical and physico-mechanical processes occurring in freezing, frozen and thawing earth materials. Specific processes of Cryogenesis include water migration during freezing and thawing of the ground, Frost Heave, heat and mass (moisture) exchange, regelation and Gelifluction.  TrombottoGeocryology 

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