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Term: Time system Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A protocol for identifying stages in the evolution of the mass balance of the glacier over the mass-balance year, making it possible to quantify the mass change during each stage objectively. Four time systems are recognized. Figure 14 illustrates the differences between the original two.  IHPGlacierMassBalance 

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