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Stratocumulus cloud

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  • Stratocumulus cloud — A stratocumulus cloud belongs to a class characterized by large dark, rounded masses, usually in groups, lines, or waves, the individual elements being larger than those in altocumuli, and the whole being at a lower altitude, usually below 2,400… …   Wikipedia

  • Cloud reflectivity modification — Cloud reflectivity enhancement is also known as marine cloud brightening or cloud whitening on low cloud. An opposite scheme exists to reduce the reflectivity of higher, colder cirrus clouds.[1] It is a geoengineering technique that works by… …   Wikipedia

  • Stratocumulus — Abréviation METAR Sc Symbole Classification Famille C (Étage inférieur) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Stratocumulus castellanus — Abréviation METAR Sc cas Symbole Classification Famille C (Étage inférieur …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cloud iridescence — is the occurrence of colors in a cloud similar to those seen in oil films on puddles, and is similar to irisation. It is a fairly uncommon phenomenon, most often observed in altocumulus, cirrocumulus and lenticular clouds, and very rarely in… …   Wikipedia

  • stratocumulus — [strāt΄ō kyo͞om′yə ləs, strat΄ō kyo͞om′yə ləs] n. pl. stratocumuli [strāt΄ō kyo͞om′yəlī΄, strat΄ ō kyo͞om′yəlī΄] [ModL: see STRATUS & CUMULUS] the type of white or gray cloud found at low altitudes and consisting of large, smooth or patchy layers …   English World dictionary

  • Cloud albedo — is a measure of the albedo of a cloud higher values mean that the cloud reflects more solar radiation, or more radiation is transmitted. Cloud albedo varies from less than 10% to more than 90% and depends on drop sizes, liquid water or ice… …   Wikipedia

  • cloud — [kloud] n. [ME cloude, clude, orig., mass of rock, hence, mass of cloud < OE clud, mass of rock: for IE base see CLIMB] 1. a visible mass of tiny, condensed water droplets or ice crystals suspended in the atmosphere: clouds are commonly… …   English World dictionary

  • Cloud — For other uses, see Cloud (disambiguation). Cumulus cloudscape over Swifts Creek, Australia A cloud …   Wikipedia

  • cloud — cloudlike, adj. /klowd/, n. 1. a visible collection of particles of water or ice suspended in the air, usually at an elevation above the earth s surface. 2. any similar mass, esp. of smoke or dust. 3. a dim or obscure area in something otherwise… …   Universalium

  • cloud — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. haze (see cloudiness, obscurity); flight (see assemblage). II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Fog at a distance from the earth] Syn. haze, mist, rack, fogginess, haziness, film, puff, billow, frost, nebula,… …   English dictionary for students

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