Definitions for "Dry deposition"
The portion of total atmospheric deposition that is deposited on dry surfaces during periods of no precipitation as particles or in a gaseous form.
Emissions of sulphur and nitrogen oxides that, in the absence of water in the atmosphere ( i.e., rain), settle to the ground as particulate matter.
The process by which atmospheric gases and particles are transferred to the surface as a result of random turbulent air motions. See also deposition; compare wet deposition.