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Created 6 June 2017
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Definition: The study of soils at temperatures below 0 degrees Celsius, with particular reference to soils subject to intensive frost action, and to soils overlying permafrost.  NSIDCCryosphere 

The study of soils at temperatures below 0˚C, with particular reference to soils subject to intensive frost action, and to soils overlying permafrost  IPAPermafrost 

"The study of [ground movement caused by] intensive frost action and of permafrost, their causes and occurrences, and the engineering devices and practices which may be devised to overcome difficulties brought about by them." (from Glossary of Arctic and Subarctic Terms 1955).  AMSglossary 

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