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Term: Albedo
Definition: All processes by which snow, ice, or water in any form are lost from a glacier, floating ice or snow cover. These include melting, evaporation, calving, wind erosion and avalanches. Also used to express the quantity lost by these processes.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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