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Term: Accumulation
Definition: All processes by which snow, ice, or water in any form are added to a glacier, floating ice or snow cover. These include direct precipitation of snow, ice or rain, condensation of ice from vapour, and transport of snow and ice to the glacier. Also used to express the quantity added by these processes.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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