Surface density

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Term: Surface density
Definition: The SI name of the derived unit kg m-2, mass per unit area. It can be helpful to regard the product of a thickness and a density as a surface density. For example mass balance, when expressed in specific units, is a surface density.
Created 2022.03.08
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