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Term: Disequilibrium permafrost Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Permafrost that is not in thermal equilibrium with the existing mean annual surface or sea-bottom temperature and the geothermal heat flux.  NSIDCCryosphere 

Permafrost that is not in thermal equilibrium with the existing mean annual surface or sea-bottom temperature and the geothermal heat flux  IPAPermafrost 

Permafrost that is not in thermal equilibrium with the existing mean annual surface or sea-bottom temperature and the Geothermal Heat Flux. Typically a disequilibrium is stated when a warming (or cooling) trend emerges. OR degrading permafrost  TrombottoGeocryology 

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