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Term: Diverging Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Ice fields or floes in an area are subjected to diverging or dispersive motion, thus reducing ice concentration and/or relieving stresses in the ice.  WMOSeaIce 

Sea ice terminology that describes ice fields or floes in an area, that move in opposite directions, reducing ice concentration and/or relieving stresses in the ice.  ECCCanada 

The process of increasing separation between ice fields or floes, thus reducing ice concentration and/or relieving stresses in the ice.  Bushuyev 

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