cloud height


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cloud height

[′klau̇d ‚hīt]
(meteorology)
The absolute altitude of the base of a cloud.
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Reporting stations have area and cloud height limitations, typically 10-12,000 feet AGL.
There are significant regional variations, however, in the heights of clouds, and these are affected by a number of weather and climate phenomena, such as La NiAaAaAeA~a and El NiAaAaAeA~o events, which decrease and incr cloud heights, respectively.
The order includes a maximum of 1,200 cloud height measurement instruments, also known as ceilometers.
processor determines cloud height by measuring the time taken for a light
The global market for lift gas fuel is approximately $70 million and growing, with more than 1,000,000 weather balloons and special purpose balloons launched annually for telecom relay, cloud height measurement and national security applications.
This indicates either that CCGL missed some low clouds, or that ground observers have a tendency to underestimate cloud height, or both.
SYNOP code provides all of the elements of METAR, though the representation of cloud height data is poor and you will only get a rough idea of the ceiling height.
So, Lufft will deliver 39 cloud height sensors to the Royal Meteorological Institute in the Netherlands.
They knew, for instance, precisely how far away prominent landmarks were, the effects of an evening breeze across the lake adjacent to the airport and reliably reported cloud height and type.
The systems measure temperature, dewpoint, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction, visibility and cloud height and are owned and maintained by the FAA.
EPIC's images of Earth allow scientists to study daily variations over the entire globe in such features as vegetation, ozone, aerosols, and cloud height and reflectivity.
com)-- The DWD (Deutscher Wetterdienst meaning German Weather Service) is convinced, that a large number of cloud height sensors CHM 15k from the company G.