Term: Freezeback Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Refreezing of thawed materials.  NSIDCCryosphere 

Refreezing of thawed materials  IPAPermafrost 

Refreezing of thawed materials. This term is used to describe: 1) seasonal refreezing of the thawed Active Layer or 2) refreezing of soil thawed as a result of construction activity or drilling of a well in Permafrost, and of soil placed as backfill or a slurry around foundations or engineering facilities buried or embedded in Frozen Ground.  TrombottoGeocryology