11 Clouds - G. Basic cloud types a. Cirrus: feathery b....

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
10/11 Clouds A. Cloud formation: formed when air temp cools down to the dew point temp B. Mixing: when two air parcels become saturated when combined C. Fog formation: cloud on the ground D. Radiation fog: thin and spotty and burns of easily E. Advective fog: thick and persistent F. Upslope fog and clouds: winds blow over surface that is rising in elevation
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: G. Basic cloud types a. Cirrus: feathery b. Stratus: layers c. Cumulus: heaped up d. Alto: middle e. Nimbus: rain H. High clouds a. Cirrus b. Cirrostratus c. Cirrocumulus I. Middle clouds a. Altocumulus b. Altostratus J. Low clouds a. Stratus b. Stratocumulus c. nimbostratus...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 11/08/2009 for the course MET 670:201 taught by Professor Arnesen during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online