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Exam # 2 Review : 4 type of altitude: low, middle, high, vertically developed Know the five clouds, know what they look like: Cirrus (wispy), cumulus (puffy) , nimbus ( thunderstorm) , stratus ( flat) , nimbostratus(produce rain/snow) The different types of fog: advection, radiation, evaporation, upscale Difference between sleet and freezing rain - Freezing rain : .5-5 mm in size; super cooled raindrops which freeze on contact with solid objects/ surfaces (ice storms) - Sleet: .5 -5 mm in size; freezes as it falls and is a frozen raindrop - Differences subtropical - Know the different symbols for warm, cold, stationary, occulded front (See slides) - Study all slides on fronts - Know the air masses : Cp & Mt Martime (mt)(wet) cP ( dry) Look at the stages of thunderstorms - * Cumulus stage : initial build-up of cumulus clouds fueled by updrafts (up to 160 kph) of warm, moist air cooling adiabatically; droplet formation by Bergeron process & Collision-Coalescence - * Mature stage : raindrops start to fall initiating
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This note was uploaded on 10/07/2011 for the course GEOG 1111 taught by Professor Hopkins during the Fall '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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