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What do a herd of gazelles and a fluffy mass of clouds have in common?
According to new research, whitening clouds by spraying them with seawater could do more harm than good for climate change.
Researchers demonstrate how honeycomb clouds exhibit self-organization.
A NASA study found some clouds that form on tiny haze particles are not cooling the Earth as much as previously thought. These findings have implications for the ability to predict changes in climate.
If you look in the photo above you can see the line of Cumulus clouds that appear in the background. These clouds were created by daytime heating and also an unstable atmosphere. The moisture for these clouds was rising from the Pacific Ocean. The darker cloud is the stronger of the cumulus clouds meaning that the majority of the moisture is being absorbed by that cloud. The clouds around this one are also starting to get more moisture from the ocean to build. Above the cumulus clouds you...
There are several types of cumulus clouds. Some are only 3,000ft above the ground while others are found above 20,000ft. They range in size from small to very large and have a wide aspect on impacting the weather. Cumulus- These clouds are generally found 3,000ft above the ground and white in color. They are formed by warm air rising from the surface and saturating in the upper levels. These types of clouds can look like shapes and animals . They are sometimes referred to as the...
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