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Term: Surface ablation Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Ablation at the surface of the glacier, generally measured as the lowering of the surface with respect to the summer surface, corrected for the increase in density of any residual snow and firn and multiplied by the density of the lost mass.  IHPGlacierMassBalance 

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