accumulation zone


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accumulation zone

[ə·kyü·myə′lā·shən ‚zōn]
(geology)
The area where the bulk of the snow contributing to an avalanche was originally deposited.
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Next, insurers should identify cyber accumulations by product line, industry/business sector and various subsectors as the characteristics, scope and intensity of cyberrisks can vary from one area of dimensionality or accumulation zone to another.
This has historically been a bullish accumulation zone for silver.
With its ability to control the speed within each accumulation zone, the system incrementally slows product down before accumulation.
The transect length and direction was determined by using a computer model developed at the University of Hawaii (32) to estimate the accumulation zone for plastic pollution in the SPSG.
As snow falls in the accumulation zone at the top of a glacier, snow melts in the warmer ablation zone at the bottom (see Anatomy of a Glacier, p.
Each accumulation zone is driven by air-operated clutches that are controlled by photo eyes and solenoids located in each zone.
Though Ganai does not have enough scientific experience to trek to the accumulation zone, he and six other members of the team play a vital role collecting data on the lower portions of the glacier know as the ablation zone, or the area where the ice melts.
5 A to 1 A Celsius in its accumulation zone -- where it bulks up ice.
What geographical feature has an accumulation zone and an ablation zone separated by the equilibrium line?
There are two zones along a glacier: the accumulation zone and the ablation zone.
Quadrates above the terraces were designated as Soil Accumulation Zone (Accum Zone) and those under the upper terrace, Soil Loss Zone (Loss Zone).