From Heavens to Earth A Biography of Cumulus Clouds
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In this article, I discuss the life cycle of cumulus clouds. The events of birth, growth and demise of clouds are discussed in terms of microphysical processes that underlie them. My hope is that the next time you raise your eyes to the sky and see a cloud, it will present itself to your mind’s eye as more than a ‘white fluffy thing’.
KeywordsCumulus clouds cloud droplet growth turbulence condensation evaporation collision-and-coalescence rain formation
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