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Cloud - Wikipedia

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In meteorology, a cloud is an aerosol comprising a visible mass of minute liquid droplets or ... On Earth, clouds are formed by the saturation of air in the homosphere (which includes the tropospher...

How Clouds Form | Climate Education Modules for K-12

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Aug 13, 2013 ... Clouds form when moist, warm rising air cools and expands in the atmosphere. ... By catching a thermal, they do not have to expend as much energy to gain ... Description: This activity focuses on the factors that affect the ...

Types of Clouds - Live Science

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May 8, 2013 ... Clouds form in three basic patterns or classifications: cirrus, stratus and cumulus. ... All of us at one time or another have looked to the sky and watched the clouds. Clouds can be picturesque ... How do clouds form? Put simply ...

What are clouds and how do they form? - Met Office

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Apr 20, 2016 ... Clouds form when the invisible water vapour in the air condenses into visible water ... All high-level clouds have a base above 20,000 ft.

cloud: Formation of Clouds - Infoplease

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Formation of Clouds Clouds are formed when air containing water vapor is cooled below a critical temperature called the dew point and the resulting.

How is a cloud formed? - eSchooltoday

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How do clouds form in the sky? Clouds form by a process called condensation. Before we look at the details, here is an activity you can try at home. Put a pot of ...

Clouds - Weather Wiz Kids weather information for kids

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Why do clouds form at different heights in the atmosphere? The characteristics of clouds are dictated by the elements available, including ... You need warm air!

How Do Clouds Form? | Wonderopolis

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Have you ever stopped to WONDER exactly what clouds are? How do they get there? Are they made of smoke that floats up high into the atmosphere?

How do clouds and rain form? - Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie

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If they have formed in a very thick cloud however they can become so large that they do not melt before they reach the ground and fall as granulated ice particles  ...

NWS JetStream - How Clouds Form

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There are two ingredients needed for clouds to become visible; water, of course, and ... These nuclei are hygroscopic meaning they attract water molecules.

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Clouds And How They Form | UCAR Center for Science Education

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Clouds form when the air cools below the dewpoint, and the air can not hold as ... Winds meet at the center of the low pressure system and have nowhere to go ...

How do clouds form? - Weather Questions

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Nov 26, 2010 ... Clouds form when rising air, through expansion, cools to the point where ... Stratiform clouds have a more uniform, featureless appearance, and ...

How are clouds formed? | Reference.com

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Clouds are formed when moist, warm air rises and expands in the atmosphere. The rising water vapor condenses ... How do clouds affect the weather? ... Water vapor typically needs a condensation nuclei, such as dust and pollen. Eventually  ...