kenzie earth 9 - Notes- Lecture- Raindrops Stratus A 1....

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Notes- Lecture- Raindrops Stratus A 1. Stratocumulus J 2. Nimbostratus B 3. Cumulus H 4. Cumulonimbus E 5. Cirrus G 6. Cirrostratus I 7. Cirrocumulus C 8. Altocumulus F 9. Altostratus D A. low, featureless, gray clouds that are stratiform (flat and layered) B. gray, dark, low clouds with drizzling rain C. high altitude clouds that are dappled D. mid-altitude clouds with the sun’s outline just visible E. thunderhead clouds, often with an anvil shaped head. F. mid-altitude clouds that look like cotton balls or rippling waves, often arranged in lines. G. high altitude clouds that are wispy, feathery H. puffy clouds with flat bases and swelling tops; appear in good weather I. high altitude clouds that are like a veil J. low, soft gray globular clouds Raindrop Formation Collision-coalescence process Predominates in clouds that form at above-freezing temperatures, particularly in the warm clouds of the tropics. 1.
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2011 for the course ASTR 1101 taught by Professor Mcgimsey during the Spring '11 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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