Difference between revisions of "Ripening of snow"

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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">The process by which a [[snow pack]] reaches a state where it can yield meltwater,  including warming of the snowpack to 0&#x000b0;C, wetting of the [[snow]], and coarsening of the snow  texture.</div><br/> </div>
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">The process by which a [[snowpack|snow pack]] reaches a state where it can yield meltwater,  including warming of the snowpack to 0&#x000b0;C, wetting of the [[snow]], and coarsening of the snow  texture.</div><br/> </div>
 
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Latest revision as of 17:48, 25 April 2012



ripening of snow

The process by which a snow pack reaches a state where it can yield meltwater, including warming of the snowpack to 0°C, wetting of the snow, and coarsening of the snow texture.


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