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Term: Geocryology
Definition: The study of earth materials including rock at temperatures below 0C. It is the science that studies the environment and ecology of cold regions, the natural, geological, physical and chemical processes related to the freezing-thawing cycles, and the relationship with Permafrost and human activities.
Created 2022.03.08
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