Definitions for "Atmospheric deposition"
Keywords:  airborne, wet, pollutants, rain, hail
The processes by which chemical constituents move from the atmosphere to the Earth's surface. These processes include precipitation (wet deposition, such as rain, cloud or fog), as well as particle and gas deposition (dry deposition).
A process whereby pollutants are transported from a ground-based source and through atmospheric processes are deposited on a distant land or water surface.
Sedimentation of solids, liquids, or gaseous materials from the air.