Deposition nuclei

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Term: Deposition nuclei
Definition: Six-sided microscopic particle that allows for deposition of water as ice crystals in the atmosphere. Nucleus for the formation of snowflakes. Deposition normally occurs on these particles when relative humidity becomes 100%.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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