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Term: Thermodynamic equilibrium thickness Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: The thickness at which ice no longer grows because it is so thick that heat from the ocean can no longer be conducted through the ice; it may take several years of growth and melt for ice to reach an equilibrium thickness.  NSIDCCryosphere 

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