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Term: Accumulation
Definition: All processes that add mass to the snow cover or to a glacier, i.e., typically solid and liquid precipitation, ice deposition from atmospheric water vapour, wind-deposited snow, but also avalanches, etc. (opposite of ablation).
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2022.04.08
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