cloud droplet

小云滴

Atmospheric Sciences (English-Chinese) dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Cloud condensation nuclei — Aerosol pollution over Northern India and Bangladesh NASA Cloud condensation nuclei or CCNs (also known as cloud seeds) are small particles typically 0.2 µm, or 1/100 th the size of a cloud droplet [1]) about which cloud droplets coalesce. Water… …   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

  • Cloud seeding — can be done by ground generators, plane, or rocket (not shown). Cloud seeding, a form of intentional weather modification, is the attempt to change the amount or type of precipitation that falls from clouds, by dispersing substances into the air… …   Wikipedia

  • Cloud chamber — with visible tracks from ionizing radiation (short, thick: α particles; long, thin: β particles). See also Animated Version Video of a Cloud chamber in action The cloud chamber, a …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Cloud physics — Atmospheric sciences Aerology …   Wikipedia

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

  • Cloud drop effective radius — The cloud drop effective radius (alternatively cloud effective radius or effective radius) is a weighted mean of the size distribution of cloud droplets.[1] The term was defined in 1974 by James E. Hansen and Larry Travis as the ratio of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Cloud condensation nuclei —   Aerosol particles that provide a platform for the condensation of water vapor, resulting in clouds with higher droplet concentrations and increased albedo.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s Energy Glossary …   Energy terms

  • Mushroom cloud — created by smoke billows Ascending cloud from Redoubt Vol …   Wikipedia

  • Atmospheric liquid water content — The liquid water content (LWC) of the atmosphere is the measure of the mass of the water in a cloud, typically in g/m3 or g/kg. (Bohren, 1998). This variable is important in figuring out which types of clouds are likely to form and is strongly… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.