stratiform


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stratiform

[′strad·ə‚fȯrm]
(geology)
Descriptive of a layered mineral deposit of either igneous or sedimentary origin.
Consisting of parallel bands, layers, or sheets.
(meteorology)
Description of clouds of extensive horizontal development, as contrasted to the vertically developed cumuliform types.

stratiform

Clouds spread out in extensive horizontal sheets or layers. The term applies to stratus, stratocumulus, nimbostratus, and cirrocumulus clouds.
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Rainfall occurs with highly intensive cells embedded in the stratiform structures where their contribution to attenuation on the radio link is obtained from the sum of the input of all the cells.
5] denominada Tecnica Convectiva Estratiforme calibrada con el TMI (Convective Stratiform Technique, CST/TMI).
Utilizamos la tecnica convectiva estratiforme (Convective Stratiform Technique--CST) desarrollada por Adier y Negri [5] y recalibrada por Negri y col.
In addition to the metamorphic (mainly hexagonal) pyrrhotite of the older stratiform pyrite-pyrrhotite deposit, the mineral also occurs as aggregates to 3 mm of microscopic ([greater than or equal to]0.
The tops of the stratiform clouds, at a kilometer or two in altitude, are warmer.
On the other hand, rain, snow, drizzle and freezing drizzle are considered to fall from stratiform clouds and are associated with a stable air mass.
The drill program will be testing multiple targets, as the property hosts stratiform chromite horizons and magmatic massive sulphides in Menarik ultramafic intrusion, nickel-copper concentrations in the altered zones, gold targets and mineralized felsic volcanic on the edges.
The extensive Seal Lake property covers a sediment hosted stratiform copper-silver system in the Central Mineral Belt of Labrador.
Keywords: EL NINO, GOES-8 Satellite, Peru, Convective and Stratiform Rain, Convective Stratiform Technique.
For example, layered intrusions are subdivided into stratiform and contact deposits, with the stratiform deposits further subdivided into chromite and sulphide-associated deposits.
All cobalt produced in Katanga is taken from stratiform deposits.
Economic mineralization is in two forms; (i) stratiform volcanogenic sulphides, and, (ii) stockwork sulphides.