Pellets

Science / Marine Biology / Pellets: Compacted aggregations of particles resulting either from egestion (fecal pellets) or from burrow-constructing activities of marine organisms

Ice Pellets

Science / Weather / Ice Pellets: Precipitation in the form of transparent or translucent pellets of ice, which are round or irregular in shape. They have a diameter of 0.2 inches (5 mm) or less. They are classified into two types: ha MORE

Fecal Pellets

Science / Marine Biology / Fecal Pellets: See Pellets MORE

Snow Pellets

Science / Weather / Snow Pellets: Frozen precipitation in the form of white, round or conical opaque grains of ice. Their diameter ranges from 0.08 to 0.2 inch (2 to 5 mm). They are easily crushed and generally break up after reboundi MORE

Hail

Science / Weather / Hail: Precipitation that originates in convective clouds, such as cumulonimbus, in the form of balls or irregular pieces of ice, which comes in different shapes and sizes. Hail is considered to have a diame MORE

Ice

Science / Weather / Ice: The solid form of water. It can be found in the atmosphere in the form of ice crystals, snow, ice pellets, and hail for example. MORE

Sleet

Science / Weather / Sleet: Also known as ice pellets, it is winter precipitation in the form of small bits or pellets of ice that rebound after striking the ground or any other hard surface. It is reported as 'PE' in an observa MORE

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