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Synonyms for snow

Synonyms for snow

precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals

a layer of snowflakes (white crystals of frozen water) covering the ground

English writer of novels about moral dilemmas in academe (1905-1980)

street names for cocaine

fall as snow

conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end

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The snow cover in Mavrovo, where in the morning was measured at a temperature of minus 8 degrees, is 73 cm.
In the first ten days of January in Bashkiria a heavy precipitation fell, thanks to which the height of the snow cover increased significantly - up to 20-25 cm in the central part and in the southeast of the region.
A team of climate and remote sensing scientists led by the Finnish Meteorological Institute recently analyzed the information from this project and said that rising global temperatures are causing seasonal snow cover to melt earlier in the spring which is causing snow-free boreal forests to absorb more carbon dioxide from our atmosphere.
Snow cover affects the amount of heat that is absorbed into the ground, as well as the amount of water in the atmosphere available for evaporation-both of which influence regional climate.
Almost everything about them screams adaptation to seasons of extensive snow cover," says study coauthor Jonathan Pauli, also at UW-Madison.
Snow cover product MOD10A1 from MODIS is used to map snow cover and spatially distributed NOAA precipitation tiles are used as the precipitation data source.
For the northern part of Kazakhstan the behavior and distribution of heavy metals in all media is of interest to study, especially on the basis of snow cover monitoring.
To monitor snow cover variability, Paudel and Andersen (2011) firstly analyzed the spatial and temporal variability of snow cover in the Trans Himalayan region of Nepal during last decade and then proposed five practical steps in order to remove cloud obscuration from MODIS daily snow products including combining data from the Terra and Aqua satellites, adjacent temporal deduction, spatial filtering based on orthogonal neighbouring pixels, spatial filtering based on a zonal snowline approach and finally temporal filtering based on zonal snow cycle.
Since 1970, snow cover in the Northern Hemisphere -- the part of the world that contains the largest land masses affected by snow -- has diminished by as much as 3.
Deep snow cover protects perennials by stabilizing soil temperature and woody plant root activity but provides protection for mice and mole activity.
Washington, December 4 ( ANI ): Satellites observations have indicated that snow cover in the Northern Hemisphere is decreasing much faster than expected.
There is no sign yet of more widespread snow cover.
Snow cover plays a dominant role in the high arctic by influencing the ecology of both plants and animals (Gray & Male 1981).
14 showed that across the lower two-thirds of the watershed, the snow cover was one-third or less of the long-term average.