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Cloud Types: Nomenclature Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet, Chevalier de Lamarck (1744-1829), French Natural Scientist, 1802 Luke Howard, English Naturalist, 1803 Abercromby and Hildebrandrandsson, 1887
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Table 4-2, p.96
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Cloud types: others Wave clouds Lenticular Photochemical clouds – Venus – H 2 SO 4 droplets 1 μ m – Jupiter, (100K) NH 3 – Neptune, Titan (90K) - CH 4 SMOG – carbon based/photochemical
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Table 4-3, p.97 Table 4.3 Approximate height (km) of clouds above the surface for various locations Cloud group Tropics Mid- Latitudes Polar regions High Ci, Cs, Cc 6-18 5-13 3-8 Middle As, Ac 2-8 2-7 2-4 Low St, Sc, Ns 0-2 0-2 0-2
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Table 4-4, p.104
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Fig. 4-30, p.104
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Fig. 7-CO, p.166 Wave clouds, called billow clouds, forming in a region of wind shear.
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Fig. 7-2, p.170 Rising Cooling air Condensation/cloud Descending warming air evaporation Wave / lenticular clouds
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