ice erosion


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ice erosion

[′īs i′rō·zhən]
(geology)
Erosion due to freezing of water in rock fractures.
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This drives ice erosion, which can be classified into three categories: (i) thermal erosion, (ii) thermo-mechanical erosion and (iii) mechanical erosion.
Mechanical erosion is the most important ice erosion process in the Baltic Sea.
The influence of ice erosion on the ecosystem and coastal management