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Creation of snowpack

The creation of a snowpack.
After a snowflake is created in that atmosphere, it will fall to the ground and, together with other snowflakes, create the snow pack. Snowpack can be different depending on what type of snowflake that is falling from the sky and what the weather is like. For example, if the temperature is between minus 10 and minus 22 degrees centigrade, we get dendrites snowflake. If it’s calm, this type of snowflakes will create the snow pack that is very soft and low density, meaning that there is a lot of air in the snowpack. But if instead, it’s windy, the wind will break the snowflakes and move the snow to specific areas, and there the snow will be packed to a much harder snowpack.
With a higher density, as the broken snowflakes will also be smaller and easier to pack. If the temperature is closer to zero degrees centigrade, there would be. More water liquid content in the snow, which will make the snow stickier and when this type of snow actually freezes again, it will get really hard because the water will create strong bridges between the snow grains. So the weather during a snowfall will affect how snow will behave, building a snowpack.
When a snowpack is formed, there will be things happening in the snow pack as well. That will alter the size and shape of the snow grains and the bonds between the grains. This will affect the mechanical properties of the snow pack, meaning, for example, if it’s possible to walk on the snow without sinking through it. And in a snowpack there will be breaking sintering and metamorphosis.
What this prosthesis is doing is that they will transform to snow grains to small spherical snow grains. If you dig a pit in an old snowpack, you will see that often the snow in the bottom of the snow pack have transformed to round snow grains. This is the process that during it happens result and different types of snow, which also give different properties of the snowpack as optical properties. How the snow will reflect light mechanical properties, for example, hardness and density. So what about manufacturer snow? What is the difference between that and natural snow in this section? There is an article that you can read more about this and get information about that.

Watch this video to find out what happens when snow lands on the ground and starts to create a snowpack.

We’ll consider the:

  • Density
  • Hardness of snowpack
  • Liquid water content
  • Hard bounds between grains
  • Weather
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