New Clouds

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New Clouds

Post by Witness » Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:02 am

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BBC wrote:Twelve "new" types of cloud - including the rare, wave-like asperitas cloud - have been recognised for the first time by the International Cloud Atlas.

The atlas, which dates back to the 19th Century, is the global reference book for observing and identifying clouds.

Last revised in 1987, its new fully-digital edition includes the asperitas after campaigns by citizen scientists.

Other new entries include the roll-like volutus, and contrails, clouds formed from the vapour trail of aeroplanes.
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-39351843

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Re: New Clouds

Post by Bruce » Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:24 am

Saw those exact type of clouds over my house last fall.

Figured Ed has something to do with it.
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Re: New Clouds

Post by sparks » Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:31 am

Did you piss him off again Bruce?
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Re: New Clouds

Post by Bruce » Tue Apr 04, 2017 5:39 am

To be fair, he did forsake me by moving from Connecticut to Florida, but then again, there have been far less hurricanes hitting Rhode Island since then. :P
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Re: New Clouds

Post by robinson » Sat Jun 10, 2017 5:07 pm

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