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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subnivean_climate

Subnivean climate (From Latin for "under" (sub) and "snow" (nives) refers to the zone in and ... While the snow is on the ground the melting and joining of snow flakes reduces the height of snowpack by shrinking air spaces and causing the ...

www.intellicast.com/Travel/Weather/Snow/Cover.aspx

View Radar, Satellite, Temperature, Snow Cover, Storms and more by ... The term "snowflake" is also used below for the symmetrical ice crystals themselves. ... In colder climates this results in snow lying on the ground all winter; when the ...

nsidc.org/cryosphere/snow/science/formation.html

If the ground temperature is at or below freezing, the snow will reach the ground. However, the snow can still reach the ground when the ground temperature is ...

northernwoodlands.org/outside_story/article/subnivean-shelter-snow

Dec 29, 2014 ... Under the snow, these tiny mammals create long tunnel systems ... to moderate the temperature of the animals, the plants, and the ground itself.

www.sciencebits.com/SnowAboveFreezing

Did you ever wonder how can it snow at above freezing temperatures? ... to melt once they penetrate above freezing air, as they descend downwards to the ground. ... From the figure below, it is apparent that there is a clear dependency on the ...

ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/mtr/fcst/prcp/rs.rxml

Most precipitation that reaches the ground actually begins as snow high in the ... When the air temperature at the ground is less than 32 F, the precipitation ...

onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2004RG000157/pdf

Jul 25, 2003 ... high absorptivity that tends to warm the snow surface, low .... Snow albedo can be greater than 0.90 under cloudy sky conditions [Wendler and ...

www.snow-forecast.com/pages/nsidc-faq

Under certain conditions, usually requiring near-freezing temperatures, light winds, ... If the ground temperature is at or below freezing, of course the snow will  ...

www.permanet-alpinespace.eu/archive/pdf/BTS.pdf

ground and measure therefore the temperature of the lowermost snow rather than ... to strongly negative WEqT (typically less than -2 °C), whereas on non frozen ...

www.iweathernet.com/educational/weather-myths/too-warm-for-the-snow-to-stick

Feb 2, 2015 ... Does recent warm weather prevent snow accumulation? Let's take a ... 1) There was only ONE day with a high temperature below 40º 2) There ...