Alternate Definitions for Transient ELA

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Term: Transient ELA
Definition: The ELA at any instant, particularly during the ablation season. The transient ELA is not in general the same as the average altitude of the transient snowline. The superimposed ice zone lies below the transient snowline and above the transient ELA.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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