Clouds

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Clouds

  1. 1. Clouds<br />
  2. 2. High Clouds<br />Polar Region<br />Temperate Region<br />Tropical Region<br />Forms between 20,000 – 60,000 feet<br />Forms between 16,500 – 40,000 feet<br />Forms between 10,000 – 25,000 feet<br />
  3. 3. Cirrocumulus<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Cirrocumulus4_-_NOAA.jpg<br />
  4. 4. Cirrus<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Text_of_the_GNU_Free_Documentation_License<br />Fir0002/Flagstaffotos<br />
  5. 5. Cirrostratus<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Text_of_the_GNU_Free_Documentation_License<br />Fir0002/Flagstaffotos<br />
  6. 6. Middle Clouds<br />Typically forms at 6,500 feet<br />
  7. 7. Altostratus<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Text_of_the_GNU_Free_Documentation_License<br />PiccoloNamek<br />
  8. 8. Altocumulus<br />Bidgee<br />http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en<br />
  9. 9. Low Clouds<br />Found up to 6,500 feet<br />
  10. 10. Cumulus<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Text_of_the_GNU_Free_Documentation_License<br />PiccoloNamek<br />
  11. 11. Stratocumulus<br />ArunKulshreshtha<br />http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/deed.en<br />
  12. 12. Nimbostratus<br />Simon Eugster<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Text_of_the_GNU_Free_Documentation_License<br />
  13. 13. Stratus<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Text_of_the_GNU_Free_Documentation_License<br />PiccoloNamek<br />
  14. 14. Vertical<br />Clouds<br />Can have strong up-currents, rise far above their bases and form at many heights.<br />
  15. 15. Cumulonimbus<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Text_of_the_GNU_Free_Documentation_License<br />Fir0002/Flagstaffotos<br />
  16. 16. Cumulus Congestus<br />Bidgee<br />http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en<br />
  17. 17. Pyrocumulus<br />Rdhettinger<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pyrocumulus_Cloud_Station_Fire_08312009_Aerial_View.jpg<br />
  18. 18. Other Clouds<br />A few clouds can be found above the troposphere; these include noctilucent and polar stratospheric clouds. <br />Some clouds form as a consequence of interactions with specific geographical features. An example of this is Morning Glory.<br />
  19. 19. Noctilucent<br />Hrald<br />http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en<br />
  20. 20. Polar Stratospheric Clouds<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Arctic_stratospheric_cloud.jpg<br />
  21. 21. Morning Glory a special Roll Cloud<br />Mick Petroff<br />http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en<br />
  22. 22. Do you have a favorite?<br />

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