cryopedology

cryopedology

[¦krī·ō·pə′däl·ə·jē]
(geology)
A branch of geology that deals with the study of intensive frost action and permanently frozen ground.
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Although the transition zone is not specifically mentioned, there is some recognition of its occurrence in the cryopedology literature (Tarnocai, 1994; Hoefle et al.
In `Proceedings of the 1st International Conference of Cryopedology, November 1992'.