Encyclopedia of Soil Science

2008 Edition
| Editors: Ward Chesworth


Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-3995-9_139

The science, which treats of soils affected by frost action including the permanent freezing characteristic of permafrost. Practical aspects include the development of technologies to avoid the problems that occur when soils of this type are affected by human activities.


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