New Clouds

We are the Borg.
User avatar
Witness
Posts: 17731
Joined: Thu Sep 19, 2013 5:50 pm

New Clouds

Post by Witness » Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:02 am

Image
BBC wrote:Twelve "new" types of cloud - including the rare, wave-like asperitas cloud - have been recognised for the first time by the International Cloud Atlas.

The atlas, which dates back to the 19th Century, is the global reference book for observing and identifying clouds.

Last revised in 1987, its new fully-digital edition includes the asperitas after campaigns by citizen scientists.

Other new entries include the roll-like volutus, and contrails, clouds formed from the vapour trail of aeroplanes.
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-39351843

International Cloud Atlas

User avatar
Bruce
Posts: 19839
Joined: Wed Jun 09, 2004 11:46 pm
Title: Bruce of all Bruces
Location: Massachusetts

Re: New Clouds

Post by Bruce » Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:24 am

Saw those exact type of clouds over my house last fall.

Figured Ed has something to do with it.
Such potential!

User avatar
sparks
Posts: 14282
Joined: Fri Oct 26, 2007 4:13 pm
Location: Friar McWallclocks Bar -- Where time stands still while you lean over!

Re: New Clouds

Post by sparks » Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:31 am

Did you piss him off again Bruce?
You can lead them to knowledge, but you can't make them think.

User avatar
Bruce
Posts: 19839
Joined: Wed Jun 09, 2004 11:46 pm
Title: Bruce of all Bruces
Location: Massachusetts

Re: New Clouds

Post by Bruce » Tue Apr 04, 2017 5:39 am

To be fair, he did forsake me by moving from Connecticut to Florida, but then again, there have been far less hurricanes hitting Rhode Island since then. :P
Such potential!

User avatar
robinson
Posts: 4262
Joined: Sat Aug 12, 2006 2:01 am
Title: Be good to each other
Location: USA

Re: New Clouds

Post by robinson » Sat Jun 10, 2017 5:07 pm

Image
You never know what's going to happen