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Term: Ripe Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Descriptive of snow that is in a condition to discharge meltwater. Ripe snow usually has a coarse crystalline structure, a snow density near 0.5 kg m-3, and a temperature near 0C.  AMSglossary 

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