granular snow

granular snow

[′gran·yə·lər ′snō]
(meteorology)
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Ireland, which is virtually ignored by the British news media, was bracing for a direct hit Thursday from Emma, the powerful storm system roaring up from the Bay of Biscay that is expected to deliver 60-mph winds and fine, granular snow, leading to snow drifts and whiteout conditions across most or all of the island.
It is best done on deep and fluffy snow or granular snow also called re-crystallised sugar snow.
Splayed prints in patches of granular snow led me to oak leaves that had sifted over any blood I might have missed.
Corn snow is a granular snow formed by alternate thawing and freezing as warm days are followed by cold nights.
Third, microorganisms may have been physically removed by the process of filtration through the granular snow or the soil matrix above or beneath the permafrost.