Komentarz do artykułu S. Kędzi pt.: Zarys historii badań przemarzania gruntu i wieloletniej zmarzliny w polskiej części Tatr* = Comments on the article “An outline of the history of ground freezing and permafrost research in the Polish Tatra Mountains” by S. Kędzia
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This paper offers critical comment as regards the text of the article by S. Kędzia. The main complaints are based on the fact that, in his paper, the said author does not distinguish between seasonal frost and permafrost, identifying a negative average annual temperature as permafrost, and suggesting that the presence of permafrost can be established by methods other than ground temperature measurement within at least two consecutive years, as well as that permafrost could be responsible for the movement of a relict rock glacier.
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3. French H.M., 2007, The Periglacial Environment, Third edition, Wiley, Chichester, UK.