accumulation area


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accumulation area

[ə·kyü·myə′lā·shən ′er·ē·ə]
(hydrology)
The portion of a glacier above the firn line, where the accumulation exceeds ablation. Also known as firn field; zone of accumulation.
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In larger volume plants, a robot tends an accumulation area to stage projects until all components are complete.
The machine also features a special grouping system, which includes an accumulation area to help regulate the delivery of products to the machine, and ensure that product flow is consistent.
Norwegian scientist Andreas Kaab at the University of Oslo in a media interview said: "In most of the satellite images that we used to support our study, the glaciers in J&K look really bad with not much snow accumulation area left," Kashmir Media Service reported.
RMT's NAPL Trapping Cap (patent pending) is designed to permanently and predictably control tar migration from sediment by redirecting tar that is released to a controlled accumulation area, where the non-aqueous phase tar is trapped while the gas is vented to the atmosphere.
This is a major accumulation area due to the slope of the road, as water from both the Dubai and the Sharjah side of the road flows into this area.
There should be two parts to a glacier: an accumulation area and an ablation area'.
The resulting mini-stacks of boards are then transported onto the board stacker accumulation area where a row is formed.
Finally, parts travel to an accumulation area, where specially designed fixtures receive them as they complete their route.
RMT's NAPL Trapping Cap (patent pending) is designed to permanently and predictably control tar migration from sediment by redirecting tar which is released to a controlled accumulation area, where the non-aqueous phase tar is trapped while the gas is vented to the atmosphere.
In addition to violating air pollution standards three years ago, the DEP also cited the company for not properly labeling waste drums, installing proper signs in or delineating its hazardous waste accumulation area.