cloud top


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cloud top

[′klau̇d ‚täp]
(meteorology)
The highest level in the atmosphere at which the air contains a perceptible quantity of cloud particles for a given cloud or cloud layer.
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It is shown that the minimum buoyancy of a mixed parcel is most negative near cloud top.
The height of the gray bars corresponds to the height of the HCR cross sections, all of which extend to just above the highest cloud top at their respective locations.
EST, the spacecraft will be roughly 2,670 miles above the gas giant's cloud tops, travelling at a speed of about 129,000 miles per hour.
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NASA's Aqua satellite flew over Tropical Storm Phet on June 1 at 9:11 UTC (5:11 EDT) and captured an infrared image of the cloud top temperatures.
The researchers found that waves that developed into tropical storms in the Atlantic had significantly larger cold cloud top areas than the waves that did not become storms.
The radio signals have information about the land, sea, the cloud information and cloud top temperature, the humidity content of the clouds, the movement of the cloud and all those things that are required," Kannan said.
ANALYSIS OF SELECTED RATES Usd/Jpy: The bounce out from the Ichimoku cloud top has been quite impressive with the pair rallying back into the 99.
As long as the cloud top temperature remains warmer than -12 degrees C, supercooled liquid water is favored.