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Clouds & Particles
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1. What happens in clouds?
- Formation of droplets
- Cloud particularities
- Cloud chemistry
* Worksheet 1
* Worksheet 2
* Worksheet 3
2. Particles
3. Clouds, particles and climate
     
 

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1. What happens in clouds?

 

Worksheet 2

 

 

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1. Cloud names

Can you name these clouds?

 

1. Click to enlarge (73 kB). Photo: NOAA

2. Click to enlarge (33 kB). Photo: NOAA

3. Click to enlarge (90 kB). Photo: NOAA

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2. Fill in the following words in the right spaces in the text below:

cloud condensation nuclei
oceans
droplets
deserts
aerosols
living organisms
cloud

. can come from , from or from .. They may act as . so that . can form, eventually making up a ..

 

 
3. Observation

Look out of the window and register the cloud type(s) you see. What are the names of the clouds?


 

 


Authors: Ellen K. Henriksen and Camilla Schreiner - University of Oslo - Norway. Scientific reviewer: Justine Gourdeau - LaMP Clermont ferrand - France - 2004-01-13. Last update: 2004-03-27.

  

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