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Creation of snow

In this video the creation of snow is described.

Snow: How is it created?

In this video, we’ll explore how snow is created in the atmosphere and the parameters that affect snowflake build-up.

For example:

  • Nucleus
  • Supercooled water
  • Supersaturation
  • Temperature
  • Wind
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Snow: What It Is and Why It Matters

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