Cryogenic processes where temperatures dip below 0°C

Authored by: Stuart A. Harris , Anatoli Brouchkov , Cheng Guodong


Print publication date:  September  2017
Online publication date:  September  2017

Print ISBN: 9781138054165
eBook ISBN: 9781315166988
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It will be obvious that regions with permafrost have a number of special processes that produce the unique landforms found in these areas. Many of the same processes are also involved in producing characteristic features in regions with seasonal frost in the ground. This chapter examines these processes in detail, so as to provide the reader with an understanding of what is occurring.

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