Surface roughness

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Term: Surface roughness
Definition: Refers to the roughness of a snow surface caused by precipitation or the wind as well as by uneven evaporation, sublimation, or melt. It does not refer to roughness due to snow microstructure.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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